Shandong boosts exchanges with SCO countries
(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2023-06-09Print Print
The China (Shandong)-Shanghai Cooperation Organization Countries Friendly Cooperation and Exchange Season will kick off in mid-June.
A series of high-level activities, including the 2023 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Industrial and Supply Chains Forum & the SCO International Investment and Trade Expo, the SCO Sister Cities Forum and the SCO Forum on People-to-People Friendship, will be held in Qingdao from June 14 to 18.
Themed "Collaborative Endeavors for Win-Win Outcomes in Regional Economic Cooperation" and organized by the Ministry of Commerce and the Shandong provincial government, the industrial and supply chains forum aims to build bridges of communication for local governments, enterprises, and business associations of SCO member countries, explore the huge potential for regional economic and trade cooperation, as well as contribute to the resilience and stability of the global industrial and supply chains.
The SCO Sister Cities Forum and the SCO Forum on People-to-People Friendship is a major event announced by the Chinese side at the SCO Samarkand Summit in September 2022.
Jining, Linyi, Weihai and other Shandong cities will also host activities such as academic seminars, language competitions, sports competitions, exhibitions, and youth exchange camp tours to boost ties with SCO countries.
Guests from over 20 countries, including Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Mongolia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, India and Pakistan, will participate in the activities.