Special Session at 2nd Development Summit
On November 16, the Second Jinhua Development Summit–Special Session of the Belt and Road and Jinhua’s Development of Overseas Chinese Leaders was held by the Jinhua Government and the Zhejiang Federation of Overseas Chinese in Jinhua. Lian Xiaomin, secretary-general and chairman of the Party Group of the Zhejiang Federation of Overseas Chinese, attended the summit and delivered a speech. Chen Long, secretary of the Jinhua Municipal Party Committee, delivered a welcome speech. Zheng Yuliang, member of the Standing Committee of the Jinhua Municipal Party Committee and secretary-general and head of the United Front Work Department, presided over the summit.
Professor Liu Hongwu, dean of the Institute of African Studies at Zhejiang Normal University (IASZNU), attends the Jinhua Development Summit
As dean of the IASZNU, distinguished professor of Changjiang scholars, and expert on Zhejiang Province, Liu Hongwu was invited to give a keynote speech, themed Africa’s Development Potential and China-Africa Development Cooperation, at the summit.
Liu Hongwu’s report was highly praised and affirmed by Lian Xiaomin and other leaders attending the summit. Lian Xiaomin said that he would vigorously support the development of the IASZNU and promote cooperation and exchanges with the IASZNU in order to make joint contributions to the strategic cooperation between Zhejiang and Africa. (Translated by Jin Haiqiong, edited by Mariam Ayad)