A thematic forum of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation was held in Beijing on April 25th, 2019. Dr. Huai Jinpeng, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Secretary of China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) attended the forum and gave a speech.
Mr. Liu Yang, Director General of Department of International Affairs, Children and Youth Science Center (CYSC) of CAST delivered a keynote speech during the forum to showcase the whole endeavors and efforts made in recent years by CAST to promote scientific and cultural exchanges among teenagers along the Belt and Road. He addressed that “teenagers are cornerstone of cooperation and collaboration between countries and regions. The scientific and cultural exchanges among teenagers along the Belt and Road strive to build connections and shared communities between countries different from cultures and civilizations. CAST will work hand in hand with all parties to share resources, improve communication and exchanges and build platform for the world at large, and contribute to the innovative growth along the Belt and Road as well as the community of shared future for mankind”.
The thematic forum was hosted by Ministry of Science and Technology of P.R.China and jointly organized by Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering and China Association for Science and Technology. Nearly 150 participants from 33 countries and regions and international organizations attended the forum in Beijing.