Women's Delegation for BRI Exchanges and Cooperation Visits Beijing

 May 12, 2019
Women's Delegation for BRI Exchanges and Cooperation Visits Beijing

Christine Bernabeu (R), President of the association H.E.R.A. Transcontinentale, and Chan Sotheavy, Inspector General of the Ministry of Women's Affairs of Cambodia, pose in front of the poster board of a photo exhibition themed Harnessing Women's Power for the Belt and Road Initiative.[For Women of China]

 

At the invitation of the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF), a women's delegation of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) exchanges and cooperation came to China to attend the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) from April 24 to 28.

The delegation consisted of Christine Bernabeu, President of the association H.E.R.A. Transcontinentale, Chan Sotheavy and Inspector General of the Ministry of Women's Affairs of Cambodia.

After taking part in the BRF opening ceremony, high-level meetings, and a people-to-people bonds forum, the delegation members visited the China National Museum of Women and Children, a photo exhibition themed Harnessing Women's Power for the BRI, and an agricultural park and cooperative in Beijing.

In addition, they joined an interview with media reporters to share their feelings of participating in the forum and they discussed how the BRI contributed to women's development.

Women's Delegation for BRI Exchanges and Cooperation Visits Beijing

Three participants — from Cambodia, France and Nepal — of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) took part in a group interview on April 26. [For Women of China]

 

The women's delegation highly praised President Xi Jinping's concept of promoting high-quality development of the BRI. They expressed their willingness to make joint efforts to advance the Belt and Road cooperation for a more glorious future.

Xia Jie, Vice-President and Member of the Secretariat of the ACWF, met with the delegation and Sharmila Karki, Member of the Secretariat of the All-Nepal Women's Association on April 26 to discuss the efforts of different countries for the BRI construction and the achievements they have made.

China and all the countries involved in the BRI would work together to promote women's development on the international platform, Xia said.

Women's Delegation for BRI Exchanges and Cooperation Visits Beijing

Chan Sotheavy (Middle), Inspector General of the Ministry of Women's Affairs of Cambodia, visits the China National Museum of Women and Children. [For Women of China]

Women's Delegation for BRI Exchanges and Cooperation Visits Beijing

The delegation visits an agricultural park in Beijing. [For Women of China]

 

(Women of China)

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