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NDRC Delegation Visited UAE

  On August 20 to 21 2017, the NDRC delegation led by Fan Hengshan, Deputy Secretary General of NDRC and accompanied by Cao Wenlian, Director General of ICC-NDRC visited United Arab Emirates upon the invitation of UAE Ministry of Economy.
The delegation visited the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre. The Director Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar gave a brief introduction of the center. The center was established in 2013 via decree issuing by Dubai Sheikh Mohammed. It has three major functions. First, it should cooperate with the Islamic economic development strategy and implement the Dubai 2020 plan to build Dubai into the global Islamic financial center. Second, it should promote economic activities in goods, financial services and non-financial sector to develop halal industry globally. Third, it should promote the Islamic lifestyle and cultural exchanges between UAE and other countries.
Deputy Secretary General Fan Hengshan expressed his gratitude for the warm welcome of Director Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar. He noted that since the establishment of the strategic partnership between China and UAE, the two countries have deepened the cooperation. In 2013, President Xi Jinping put forward the Belt and Road Initiative that drew many attentions. UAE has diversified its single economic structure. The B&R initiative could link the development of the two countries, clarify cooperation areas and promote further cooperation.
Next, the delegation visited the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) in Abu dhabi. The center was established in 1994 and belongs to UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, mainly for providing diplomatic advices to UAE. It has three major tasks. First, it should conduct research on security, economy and society regarding to UAE and the gulf region. Second, it should organize symposiums and seminars for academic exchanges. Third, it should strengthen the training of professional personnel in UAE. The delegation visited the media center, conference center, training center and library of ECSSR.

On August 21, the delegation participated in the China-UAE Economic Cooperation Seminar. More than 50 people attended the seminar including representatives from UAE government, related think tanks, financial institutions and Chinese enterprises. The seminar aims at exploring the cooperation areas, methods and targets between China and the UAE.
In the speech, Deputy Secretary General Fan Hengshan introduced the progress of the B&R initiative and reviewed the exchanges and cooperation between China and UAE. He pointed out that the production capacity cooperation between China and UAE is based on solid foundation, huge potential and broad prospects. China-UAE production capacity cooperation demonstration zone is a successful case that could make a positive contribution to the China-UAE strategic partnership. Finally he raised suggestion to further strengthen the bilateral cooperation.

Personnel from General Office, Department of Regional Economy and International Cooperation Center of NDRC also took part in the delegation.

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