As part of the official visit to China, Vice President H.E. Hussain Mohamed Latheef attended the welcoming banquet of the ‘China-Indian Ocean Region Forum on Development Cooperation’ held in Kunming, Yunnan Province, on Thursday.

During the banquet, H.E. Wang Hao, Vice-Governor of Yunnan Province; H.E. Luo Zhaohui, Chairman of the China International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA); H.E. Mohamed Saeed, Minister of Economic Development and Trade; and H.E. Devika Vidot, Minister of Investment, Entrepreneurship, and Industry (MIEI), Seychelles, addressed the gathering.

The Vice President is scheduled to deliver his address at the opening of the ‘China-Indian Ocean Region Forum on Development Cooperation' tomorrow morning. This is the second edition of the high-level official development cooperation forum, a joint venture between China and the countries of the Indian Ocean Region.