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Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin Holds Group Meeting with Delegation of Mekong River Countries

Post time:2017-03-24

On November 9, 2016, Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin held a group meeting with the delegation of five countries along the Mekong River,who was in China for the fourth working group meeting on Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) in Beijing.

Liu Zhenmin said that with concerted efforts of all parties, the first LMC Leaders' Meeting was successfully held this March in Sanya, Hainan Province, launching the LMC mechanism and reaching a series of important results. We are pleased to see that positive progress has been made in the implementation of the meeting’s outcomes. It is hoped that the six countries will continue to make efforts to improve the construction of the LMC mechanism, accelerate the implementation of early harvest programs, and facilitate coordinated development of the LMC and other sub-regional mechanisms, so as to contribute to sub-regional development. China is willing to maintain close communication and cooperation with all parties and jointly prepare for the second LMC Foreign Ministers' Meeting as well as the fourth LMC Senior Officials' Meeting to be held in Cambodia within this year.

Delegation members admired the rapid development of the LMC and thanked China for its important contribution to the development of the LMC as the presidency. They expressed their willingness to work together with China to fully implement the outcomes of the first LMC Leaders' Meeting, strengthen the construction of the LMC mechanism, and promote pragmatic cooperation in various fields, so as to jointly promote the LMC mechanism to better benefit the people of the six countries.

From November 9 to 10, the fourth LMC working group meeting was held in Beijing. Director-level officials from Foreign Ministries of China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam were present.

Source: https://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/wjbxw/t1415106.shtml