Pacific Islands Forum To Strengthen Links With People's Republic Of China

Secretary General leads delegation to China to discuss partnerships for sustainable development

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, March 21, 2017) – The Pacific Islands Forum is aiming to strengthen links with China this week.

The secretary general, Dame Meg Taylor, is leading a delegation to Beijing, Guangzhou and Hainan Province, with a focus on partnerships for sustainable development.

She said China was a valued partner of the Pacific region and the Forum was looking forward to a deeper and more dynamic relationship.

Dame Meg said increasingly China was taking a leadership role in addressing climate change.

She said the agency hoped it continues this role as the world implements the bold initiatives of the Paris Agreement.

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