2nd China-Arab Women’s Forum held in Beijing
September 21,2017   By:chinahumanrights.org
September 21, 2017 -- The second China-Arab Women’s Forum, sponsored by the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF), was held in Beijing on Tuesday. 
"The Belt and Road Initiative, proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping, provides new opportunities for both China and Arab countries to tap complementary advantages and secure common development,” said Shen Yueyue, vice-chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) and chairwoman of the ACWF, addressing the opening ceremony.
She urged the Chinese and Arab women can learn from each other, and play a greater role in boosting cultural exchanges and promoting friendship between countries.
Nearly 150 representatives of academic, business and political circles from China and Arab countries attended the event.
The attendees also held high-level dialogues and seminars on women empowerment and culture.
By: Ma Yangyang
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