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International Forum on China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Recent Policy Development and Responses from Other Countries

30 Nov 2016


The International Forum on “China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Recent Policy Development and Responses from Other Countries”, jointly organised by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre and China Economic Research Programme of Lingnan University, Bauhinia Magazine, Chinese Association of Hong Kong & Macao Studies, Institute of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Development Studies of Sun Yat-sen University, Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association and Association of Chinese Culture of Hong Kong, will be held on 3 December.


The Forum aims to review the responses from Belt and Road regions on the initiative, in particular responses from the academic sector, think tanks and related public organisations; it also provides an opportunity for experts and academics to further understand the latest developments on related policies since the Belt and Road initiative was proposed three years ago, with a view to promoting in-depth mutual dialogue and cooperation.


Details of the forum are as follows:

Date    :    3 December 2016 (Saturday)

Time   :    9:00am – 4:00pm

                 (Media registration starts at 8:30am; Opening Ceremony 9:00am – 9:50am)

Venue :    Grand Ballroom, 1/F, Harbour Grand Hong Kong Hotel, Fortress Hill, Hong Kong

Officiating Guests:

Mr Lei Haiqiu, Deputy Director of Department of Economic Affairs of the Liaison Office, the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Prof Leonard K Cheng, President, Lingnan University

Mr Yang Yong, Chairman and Chief Editor, Bauhinia Magazine

Mr Huang Pouxing, Vice-Chairman and General Secretary, Association of Chinese Culture of Hong Kong

Forum rundown and speakers: Please refer to the attachment.


Members of the media are cordially invited to attend the Opening Ceremony of the Forum. For enquiries, please contact Ms Melody Chan (Tel: 2616 8856 / 5321 1137; email: or Mr Terence Poon (Tel: 2616 8953 / 9192 1955; email: of the Office of Communications and Public Affairs, Lingnan University.