Premier Li to attend Boao Forum for Asia annual conference
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will attend the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference and deliver a keynote speech on March 28 in the southern province of Hainan, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang announced on March 22.
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, Sao Tome and Principe's Prime Minister Jorge Bom Jesus, and Republic of Korea's Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon will also attend the conference.
This year's BFA annual conference will focus on open economy, multilateral cooperation and innovation, BFA Secretary General Li Baodong said Wednesday.
The conference, scheduled for March 26-29 in Boao, a coastal town in Hainan, will be themed by "Shared Future, Concerted Action, Common Development," Li told a news conference.
It will feature about 50 official sessions categorized into five modules including open world economy and innovation-driven development, he said.