2017 Hong Kong Forum on the Belt and Road Initiative: Dialogue and Cooperation between China and Asian Countries
In seeking the response from participating countries in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, particularly to draw on collective wisdom and efforts from all stakeholders which include distinguished academics, businessmen, diplomats, economists, think tanks and public institutions and to explore future directions, the “2017 Hong Kong Forum on the Belt and Road Initiative: Dialogue and Cooperation between China and Asian Countries” was held on 19 October. The forum was jointly organised by Lingnan University, Bauhinia Magazine and Hong Kong Economic Association. China Economic Research Programme and Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre of Lingnan University are the executive organisers.
On top of the seven keynote speakers, Dr Bernard Chan Pak-li, Under Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the HKSAR Government, attended the forum as an officiating guest while President Leonard K Cheng and Prof Wei Xiangdong, Director of China Economic Research Programme, served as moderators.