Exchange activities of Lancang Mekong tourism cities cooperation alliance held in Nanjing
发布时间：2021-01-04 08:27 来源：文化和旅游部政府门户网站 编辑：马思伟
Time: 2021-01-04 08:27 source: government portal of the Ministry of culture and tourism editor: Ma Siwei
In order to implement the consensus reached at the third meeting of Lancang Mekong Cooperation leaders on Lancang Mekong tourism city cooperation alliance, the Lancang Mekong tourism city cooperation alliance exchange activity hosted by the Ministry of culture and tourism and undertaken by Nanjing Municipal People's government and Jiangsu Provincial Department of culture and tourism was successfully held in Nanjing on December 29. Zhang Xu, Vice Minister of culture and tourism, attended the event and delivered a speech. Ambassador Wang Fukang of the Ministry of foreign affairs and Vice Mayor Hu Wanjin of Nanjing delivered a speech at the event. Representatives from the embassies and consulates of the Lancang Mekong countries in China, China ASEAN center, the first batch of 13 Chinese city members of the Lancang Mekong tourism cities cooperation alliance and relevant departments of culture and tourism attended and spoke.
Zhang Xu pointed out that in recent years, Lancang Mekong cooperation has developed in an all-round way, new channels of international land and sea trade have been continuously promoted, and people to people exchanges between China and Lancang Mekong countries have become closer. Tourism is an important area of Lancang Mekong cooperation. Cities play an important role as growth poles and engines in tourism development. It is of great significance to carry out Lancang Mekong tourism city cooperation. Improving the Lancang Mekong tourism city cooperation alliance is an important part of implementing the leaders' consensus. It is also a specific measure to help build a domestic and international double cycle, drive the Lancang Mekong tourism exchange and cooperation, and promote the development of Lancang Mekong regional tourism integration. He hoped that in the next step, the Lancang Mekong tourism city cooperation alliance will focus on practical cooperation, give full play to its unique advantages, develop smart tourism, deepen the integration of culture and tourism, and strive to shape the Lancang Mekong tourism brand, so as to lay a solid foundation for the future development of the alliance.
Wang Fukang said that the holding of the exchange activities of the Lancang Mekong tourism cities cooperation alliance is not only an important measure to implement the consensus of the leaders' meeting, but also shows the determination of the Lancang Mekong countries to cooperate to cope with the challenge of the epidemic and promote economic recovery.
The Chinese representatives participating in the activities discussed and put forward suggestions in combination with the work plan of Lancang Mekong tourism cities cooperation alliance and the five year action plan of Lancang Mekong tourism cities cooperation alliance. They said that based on mutual benefit and win-win cooperation, the Lancang Mekong tourism cities cooperation alliance not only meets the needs of cultural and tourism cooperation among Lancang Mekong countries, but also helps to build a domestic and international double cycle under the condition of normalization of epidemic prevention and control. The representatives of the embassies and consulates of the Lancang Mekong countries in China appreciated the leading role played by China in improving the Lancang Mekong tourism cities cooperation alliance, and said that they would report to China as soon as possible to select relevant cities to join the alliance, so as to make preparations for deepening the tourism cooperation between them after the epidemic.
During the exchange activities, as one of the first batch of Chinese member cities of the Lancang Mekong tourism cities cooperation alliance, Nanjing held a tourism promotion conference, which focused on the tourism characteristics and advantages of Nanjing and other Chinese cities.