PSNews - Nearly 300 delegates of 20 APEC economies and other observers attended the advance program on July 27-28 on the preparations for the APEC 2017 High-Level Week slated for this November in Vietnam.
During the program, Vietnam’s representatives of the APEC National Committee’s Secretariat briefed delegates on the main activities of the APEC High-Level Week while heads of the standing bodies of the APEC 2017 National Committee informed the delegates about their preparations in all aspects.
The program showed Vietnam’s carefulness in preparing for the high-level week as Vietnam is the host of the APEC Year 2017.
|Nearly 300 delegates of 20 APEC economies and other observers attended the advance program on July 27-28 on the preparations for the APEC 2017 High-Level Week slated for this November in Vietnam.
The delegates then visited and checked sites where the APEC 2017 High-level Week’s activities will take place, including the press center and accommodation for delegates in Da Nang and Hoi An cities.
Representatives of the APEC National Secretariat underlined the significance of Vietnam’s organization of the APEC Year 2017 and the APEC 2017 High-level Week, saying that Vietnam will do its best to ensure the success for the APEC summit, contributing to promoting economic cooperation within APEC and the Asia-Pacific region.
Representatives of APEC member economies and observers hailed the early and thorough preparations of Vietnam and committed to working closely with the host-country to bring success to the APEC High-level Week.
APEC is the Asia Pacific’s premier economic forum. The primary goal is to support sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region.
APEC is united in our drive to build a dynamic, sustainable and harmonious Asia-Pacific community by championing free and open trade and investment, promoting and accelerating regional economic integration, encouraging economic and technical cooperation, and facilitating a favorable and sustainable business environment. APEC initiatives turn policy goals into concrete results and agreements into tangible benefits.
Creating “new dynamism” for economic growth and integration has become an urgent demand for the Asia-Pacific amid sluggish recovery of regional and global trade and economic growth in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. Boosting trade and investment, and promoting economic integration, structural reforms and SMEs innovation are critical factors that enable APEC economies to better harness all opportunities from the fourth industrial revolution and the third wave of globalisation. The theme also accentuates the common and long-term goal of APEC to build a peaceful, stable, integrated and prosperous community in the Asia-Pacific.
By Phung Nguyen