DG of Chongqing FAO Mr. Zhang Yongwu Invites Sri Lanka to Participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s Forum
2021-08-03
 
Director General of Chongqing Foreign Affairs Office Mr. Zhang Yongwu Invites Sri Lanka to Participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s Forum on Digital Economy Industry
 
The Director General of Chongqing Foreign Affairs Office of the Chongqing Municipal People’s Government, Mr. Zhang Yongwu, called on Ambassador, Dr. Palitha Kohona, on 30 July 2021 at the Embassy. Mr. Zhang expressed his gratitude to the Embassy for the long-standing collaboration that has been and is being maintained with the Chongqing Municipal government.
 
Mr. Zhang recalled the meeting that he had with the Ambassador following the opening ceremony of the Poverty Alleviation and Cooperative Development Centre for South Asia at the South West University in Chongqing last month. He reiterated that China will cooperate with Sri Lanka in its efforts to alleviate poverty.
 
Mr. Zhang discussed with the Ambassador the details of the forthcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s Forum on Digital Economy Industry and its benefits. The Forum is scheduled to be held from 24 -26 August 2021. He invited the Embassy to establish a national pavilion of Sri Lanka at the exhibition.
 
The Ambassador expressed his gratitude to the Chongqing Municipal government for setting up the poverty alleviation Centre. He said that Sri Lanka wishes to collaborate with the centre and will benefit from the expertise that China gained from the alleviation of absolute poverty. He further said that Sri Lanka targets to achieve the poverty alleviation goal within or before the time frame set by SDGs.
 
Dr. Kohona welcomed the initiative of organising the digital industry forum. He assured Sri Lanka’s fullest support and participation. He said that the entrepreneurs in the fields of Digital Economy Industry in Sri Lanka will be invited to showcase their innovative and creative products. He hoped that Sri Lanka digital industries will use this opportunity to enter the lucrative Chinese market.



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