Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait

June 17, 2019
Editor: Ling Xiao
Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Delegates pose for photos during the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, June 16, 2019. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan]

 

The main conference of the 11th Straits Forum was held Sunday in the port city of Xiamen, Fujian Province, to boost grassroots exchanges between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan.
 
More than 10,000 people from Taiwan attend the week-long forum, a record high, according to the organizer.
 
Of all participants from Taiwan, some 40 percent attended the forum for the first time and young people made up half of the participants.
 
Featuring 67 interactive activities across the province, the forum is also expected to explore new ways of integrated development across the strait.
Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Delegates attend the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, June 16, 2019. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Jiang Kehong]

 

Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Delegates attend the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, June 16, 2019. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Jiang Kehong]

 

Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Delegates attend the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, June 16, 2019. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Jiang Kehong]

 

Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Delegates arrive to attend the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, June 16, 2019. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Jiang Kehong]

 

Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Photo taken on June 16, 2019 shows a performance during the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Jiang Kehong]

 

Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Photo taken on June 16, 2019 shows the site of the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan]

 

Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Delegates attend the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, June 16, 2019. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Jiang Kehong]

 

Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Delegates pose for photos during the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, June 16, 2019. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Jiang Kehong]

 

Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Photo taken on June 16, 2019 shows a performance during the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Jiang Kehong]

 

Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Delegates pose for photos during the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province, June 16, 2019. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Lin Shanchuan]

 

Forum Opens to Boost People-to-People Exchanges Across Taiwan Strait
Photo taken on June 16, 2019 shows a performance during the 11th Straits Forum in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province. The 11th Straits Forum kicked off in Xiamen on Sunday. [Xinhua/Jiang Kehong]

 

(Source: Xinhua)

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