Angola, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste attend infrastructure forum in Macau

More than 50 government officials from some 40 countries and regions, including Angola, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste, are due to participate this year in the 10th International Forum on Infrastructure Investment and Construction, officials said in Macau.

This edition of the Forum, taking place in Macau on 30 and 31 May, is co-organised by the Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) and the China Association of International Civil Constructors, will be attended by governmental organisations, more than 2,000 political, business and academic participants from more than 70 countries and regions.

The tenth edition of the Forum, entitled “Promoting high quality and sustainable development of international infrastructure,” will include a series of thematic forums, parallel forums and thematic activities, as well as exhibitions, project promotion and contact meetings, among other negotiation activities.

Throughout this year’s activities, as in previous editions, the “Infrastructure Development Index of the Countries Covered by the Belt and Road Initiative (2019)” and the “Report on the Analysis of the Infrastructure Development Index of the Countries Covered by the Belt and Road Initiative (2019).”

The two documents will contain information on the participation of Chinese companies in the construction of infrastructure in Portuguese-speaking countries, providing information and outlooks for infrastructure and cooperation and development between companies from Mainland China, the countries covered by the “Belt and Road” and Macau.

The Forum, held annually in Macau since 2012, in the 2018 edition hosted 14 special forums, thematic forums, parallel forums and related activities, and organised more than 160 business meetings and contact exchanges, leading to the signing of 17 cooperation project agreements. (Macauhub)

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