China’s cooperation with Portuguese language countries takes delegation to Portugal, Cape Verde and Mozambique

7 June 2010

Macau, China, 7 Jun – A delegation from the Forum for Economic and Commercial Cooperation between China and the Portuguese Language Countries (Macau) will visit Portugal two weeks from now and then head to Cape Verde and Mozambique, the head of the forum’s secretariat has indicated.

Forum secretary-general Chang Hexi said the delegation will arrive on 22 June in the Portuguese capital Lisbon, where he will be a speaker at the 6th Meeting for Economic and Commercial Cooperation between China and the Portuguese Language Countries, to be held in that city on 23-24 June.

The Macau Daily Times reported that the delegation will next travel to Cape Verde and Mozambique, where meetings are scheduled with representatives of the respective governments, and will return to Macau on 3 July.

Chang announced the trip on Friday in Macau, at the end of the Colloquium for Authorities from the Area of Economic Administration of the Portuguese Language Countries organised by the International Academy for Commercial Authorities of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, with collaboration from the Macau Forum secretariat.

The Macau Forum delegation’s trip to Portugal will coincide with the visit by Macau Chief Executive Fernando Chui Sai On to Lisbon, his first abroad since taking office in December 2009. (macauhub)

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