The 2nd China Denmark Regions and Cities Forum Held in Aarhus, Denmark
On November 20th local time, co-hosted by the CPAFFC, the Danish Embassy to China, Central Denmark Region and City of Aarhus, the 2nd China Denmark Regions and Cities Forum is held in Aarhus, the 2nd biggest city in Denmark. Over 300 Chinese and Danish Guests including Danish Minister for Environment and Food Jakob Ellemann-Jensen,Danish Ambassador to China A. Carsten Damsgaard, Chairman of Central Denmark Region Anders Kühnau, Mayor of Aarhus Jacob Bundsgaard, Lord Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen as well as Vice President of CPAFFC Xie Yuan, Chinese ambassador to Denmark Deng Ying and Vice Chairman of CPPCC Beijing Committee Li Wei attended the forum.
Vice President Xie Yuan delivered a keynote speech titled Together Drawing the Blueprint for the Future of China Denmark Regional Cooperation on the opening, in which he proposed the future development of China Denmark Regional Cooperation with the Belt and Road Initiative as the strategic guidance, innovative as the inexhaustible powerhouse, health as a major field and sustainability as the orientation. During the forum, Vice President Xie Yuan also met with Danish VIPs.
Co-founded by the CPAFFC together with its Danish partners in 2016, the China Denmark Regions and Cities Forum is the first local cooperation mechanism between China and Denmark and has been included into China Denmark Joint Work Program(2018-2020). The theme of the 2nd forum is Working Together for an Innovative, Healthy and Sustainable Future Under the Framework of the Belt and Road Initiative.