Islamabad, Apr 8 (TNS): The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will lead the Pakistan delegation to the Boao Forum Annual Conference for Asia to be held in Boao (Hainan), China from 8th to 10th April, 2018. The main theme of this conference is “An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of greater Prosperity”.
Boao Forum is a non-governmental and non-profit international organization which was formally inaugurated in 2001. It aims to promote and deepen economic exchanges, coordination, cooperation within Asia, between Asia and other parts of the world. It offers high-end dialogue forum for government leaders, enterprises, experts and scholars to discuss economy, investment, technology, and energy-related sectors in a collaborative manner.
Pakistan is one of the 26 “Initial Countries” of this Forum. The Prime Minister will be one of the keynote speakers in the opening session of the forum along with President Xi Jinping, and other leaders attending the Annual Forum. The Prime Minister will also hold bilateral meetings with the Chinese and other world leaders. The Forum would provide an opportunity to the Prime Minister to project the progress achieved by Pakistan in successfully implementing China Pakistan Economic Corridor projects. The visit will help in promoting Pakistan as a successful economic partner in the region as well as in the global context.