LUANDA, June 23 (Xinhua) -- The general secretary of the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries, Ji Xianzheng, said the Macao-based organization is fully committed to strengthening cooperation with economic and business sectors in Angola.
Ji made the remarks during a meeting with Angola's Minister of External Relations Tete Antonio on Thursday in the capital Luanda. The general secretary also announced the intention of institutional sponsorship for a sister cities project, with a focus on technical assistance in human resources training.
The Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries, also known as Forum Macao, was launched in October 2003. It aims to enhance economic and trade exchanges between China and Portuguese-speaking countries, assigning a key role to Macao as an economic and trade platform between China and these countries.
Tete Antonio affirmed the Angolan government's commitment to leveraging the experience and knowledge of Forum Macao, particularly in the areas of the blue economy, entrepreneurship and development fund. He also expressed support for hosting the 6th ministerial conference of Forum Macao. ■