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Chinese President Xi Jinping to address Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) 2018 conference

The theme for the conference will be, "An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity." The four-day event will see around 60 formal discussions.


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Updated: 03-04-2018 08:47 IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping to address Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) 2018 conference

The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) 2018 conference at Boao (Image Credit: Twitter)

The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) 2018 conference will commence from April 8 to 11 in Boao, a town next to the eastern coastal city of Qionghai in Hainan Province, China.

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi informed earlier today that Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference 2018.

The theme for the conference will be, "An Open and Innovative Asia for a World of Greater Prosperity." The four-day event will see around 60 formal discussions.

Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) is a non-governmental and non-profit international organization with a fixed conference date and a fixed domicile.

The purpose of BFA is to base itself in Asia and promote and deepen the economic exchange, coordination, and cooperation within Asia and between Asia and other parts of the world.

It also aims to offer a high-end dialogue platform for governments, enterprises, experts, and scholars to jointly discuss economy, society, and environment and other relevant issues.

Through its working network with the political, business, and academic circles, BFA will serve the ever-growing economic cooperation among its members and between its members and other entities.

Key discussions for the 2018 conference will include:

  • The renewed challenge of urbanization
  • The sharing economy
  • The healthcare sector
  • The technology blockchain
  • The future of transport and electric cars and much more

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