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Successful Closing-up of Xi'an Silk Road Business Summit
10 Sep 2017

 

The Opening

 

With 600 participants from 72 countries and high-level government officials from China and other Silk Road countries, the 2-day international conference has come to its close.

 

 Mr. Li Yuan, Deputy Mayor of Xi’an City, chairs the opening.

 

Speech by Mr. Wei Zengjun, Vice Governor of Shaanxi Province

 

Mr. Yu Jianlong, Secretary General of ICC China

 

Mr. Adnan Kassar, Honorary Chairman of the General Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for the Arab Countries

 

SRCIC Chairman Mr. Lu Jianzhong

 

Mr. Wang Qinmin, Vice Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, declares the commencement.

 

SRCIC Secretary General reads congratulation letters to the Summit.

 

Mr. Hans d'Orville, Former Assistant Director General of UNESCO, presides over the keynote speeches

 

Keynote speaker Mr. Mircea Ciopraga, Secretary General of PS of the Intergovernmental Commission, TRACECA

 

Speech by Mr. Stjepan Mesić, Former President of the Croatia Republic

 

Mr. Liu Zhengming, GM of Silk Road Foundation Co., Ltd.

 

Keynote speaker Mr. James Bacchus, Former Chairman of WTO Appellate Body, Professor of Global Affairs, University of Central Florida, USA

 

Keynote speaker Mr. Vladimir Kovtunets, Ukrainian First Deputy Minister of Education and Science

 

Keynote speaker Mr. Seyed Mohammad Hossein Adeli, Secretary General of Gas Exporting Countries Forum Secretariat

 

Keynote speech by Mr. Abdel Ghani Kabbara, Advisor to the Prime Minister of Lebanon

 

Panel 1: Financial Service and Platform in the Construction of Belt and Road

 

Panel 2: Chamber Dialogue: Cooperation Mechanism in the Construction of the Belt and Road

 

Panel 3: Economic Globalization and Connectivity

 

Panel 4: The Belt and Road and Private Sector

 

Panel 5: Round Table: Pragmatic Financial Cooperation of Silk Road

 

2017 Silk Road International Museum Association Seminar

 

The keynote speeches were applauded for their insight and world viewpoints, and 6 parallel forums had live discussions on topics of regional and international cooperation mechanisms, proactive involvement in the Belt and Road construction, and cultural exchange among peoples.

 

The Xi'an Consensus was released on SRCIC contribution to building a global community with a shared future, expressing the notion and determination of the business leaders in promoting policy coordination, financing innovation, industry interaction and a green development.

 

2017 SRCIC Golden Camel Award to the Outstanding Leaders

 

 MOU between SRCIC and Lebanese Economic Organizations on Silk Road Sunshine Public Fund

 

The Summit also witnessed several highlights of ceremonies for SRCIC 2017 Outstanding Leadership Award, the Inauguration of Adnan & Adel Kassar Silk Road Cultural Center, a number of cooperative projects and agreements signing, and welcoming SRCIC scholarship students from Ukraine.

 

A news briefing was held on the same day of the Summit closing and the worldwide media coverage has come up for the significance and impact of the Summit.

 

Please read or download Xi'an Consensus by clicking the following links:

English: http://srcic.org/upload/newsletter/8/pdf/59b63ef667bc5.pdf

Chinese: http://srcic.org/upload/newsletter/8/pdf_zh/59b63f30902ca.pdf