Co-organizers Sign Agreement for the 2017 Boao Asia Development Forum (Macau)
Time:2017-01-18 15:06:50 Views:350586 Origin：Boao Forum for Asia
On January 13, 2017, the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), the Macao Youth Federation and Macau University of Science and Technology signed a cooperation agreement to activate preparations for the 2017 Boao Asia Development Forum to be held in November in Macau. The signing ceremony was held in the library of Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST), where the agreement was signed by Zhou Wenzhong, BFA Secretary General, Mo Zhiwei, President of the Macao Youth Federation and Liu Liang, President of MUST. The ceremony was also witnessed by Cai Siping, Deputy Commissioner of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Macau; Leong Lai, Director of the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau of Macau; Ho Kuai Leng, Member of the Administrative Committee of the Macao Foundation; Pang Chuan, Vice President of MUST; Kwong Ying Wa, Administrative Officer of the President’s Office, MUST; and Chen Xiuchai, Vice President of the Macao Youth Federation.
The 2017 Boao Asia Development Forum (Macau) is preliminarily scheduled to be held from November 5 to 6. This will be the second time for the forum to be held in Macau in collaboration with the Macao Youth Federation and MUST. It will convene participants from different countries and territories to explore the path towards shared prosperity and development in Asia and intellectually contribute to the diversified sustainable development of Macau.
The inaugural forum was held on May 18, 2015 in Macau around the theme of “Knowledge Interconnection: The Innovative Thoughts of Asian Development”. It gathered more than 800 representatives from Singapore, Indonesia, Israel, the UK, mainland China and Macau. They were all prominent figures from political, academic, cultural, tourism and business communities, who collectively explored how to achieve sustainable development for economy, tourism and culture and also provided their insightful perspectives for the common development of Macau and Asia.