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【General Assembly developments】The first conference of Boao Forum for Asia International Forum on science, technology and innovation officially opened in Macao

Source:Boao Forum for Asia    Time of publication:2020-11-10 15:22     Number of readings:2379

               

        On the morning of November 10, the opening ceremony of the first conference of Boao Forum for Asia International Forum on science, technology and innovation was held in Macao. China’’s president Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to Vice Premier Han Zheng. The former chief executive of the forum, Mr. David Ho, and the former chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Executive Forum, Mr. David Ho, former chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Forum, Mr. ho ho ho, and former chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Forum delivered video speeches. Li Baodong, Secretary General of the forum, presided over the opening ceremony.


        All participants expressed that scientific and technological innovation is the most important force to promote the progress of human civilization. Science without borders. Promoting scientific and technological innovation and strengthening scientific and technological governance cannot do without international cooperation. In the context of novel coronavirus pneumonia poses great challenges to the world, the holding of the International Forum on technology and innovation will help promote the transformation of growth patterns, achieve post epidemic recovery and promote sustainable development.

        

       

        Zhang Xiaoming, executive deputy director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, Fu Ziying, director of the joint office of Macao Central Committee, Huang Wei, Vice Minister of science and technology of China, Wang Zhijun, Deputy Minister of industry and information technology, and Wang Dong, acting special representative of the Office of the Ministry of foreign affairs in Macao, delivered speeches respectively. Liu Hua, director of the China Office of the world intellectual property organization, read on behalf of Deng Hongsen, director general of the world intellectual property organization Letter.


        Mao Chaofeng, vice governor of Hainan Province, and Zhu Zhongming, vice governor of Hunan Province, also attended and addressed the opening ceremony. Zhao Houlin, Secretary General of ITU, delivered a video address. Li Lei, vice president of SABIC and President of North Asia, delivered a speech on behalf of the business community.


 

        

        The Algerian ambassador to China and representatives of the Philippines, Bangladesh, Uzbekistan, Pakistan and other sponsors of the forum attended the opening ceremony.


        Nearly 100 journalists from more than 40 media outlets in Chinese mainland and Hong Kong Macau Bay area attended the conference.


        The first conference of Boao Forum for Asia International Forum on science, technology and innovation was jointly hosted by Boao Forum for Asia and Macao SAR government. With the theme of "innovation enabling sustainable development", the conference set up a series of sub forums and offline exchange activities around the three key words of "innovation driving force", "innovative life" and "innovation cooperation", bringing together nearly 100 heavyweight speakers and nearly 1000 representatives from 18 countries and regions, making it an international exchange and cooperation in the field of scientific and technological innovation Make an important platform.