Macau: Delegations from Portuguese-speaking countries meet in Macau

4 September 2008

Macau, China, 4 Sept – A seminar on the role of Macau as a platform for economic and trade relations between China and the Portuguese-speaking nations is scheduled for next Saturday, 6 September, officials said in Macau.

Organised by the Permanent Secretariat to the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries (Macau), this seminar will be attended by delegations from the seven Portuguese-speaking countries.

From 7 to 9 September, the delegations of the Portuguese-speaking countries taking part in the seminar will travel to Xiamen, in the Chinese province of Fujian, accompanied by the Chief Executive of the Special Administrative Region of Macau, Edmund Ho HUa Wah, and other officials.

During the event, the delegation will take part in the opening ceremony of the Portuguese-speaking countries pavilion, a photo exhibition about economic and trade cooperation between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries, a forum on international investment and a session on mutual investment between China and Portuguese-speaking countries.

On 9 September, the permanent secretariat to the Forum will call am extraordinary meeting of the investment working group, with the participation of the investment promotion agencies involved in The Macau Forum. (macauhub)

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