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.


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 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.


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