Delegation of the Chinese Peoples Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries Visited Primorsky Krai
The foreign visitors held a meeting with the Chairman of the Legislative Assembly Viktor Gorchakov
VLADIVOSTOK. August 21. VOSTOK-MEDIA – The visit of delegation of the Chinese Peoples Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) to Primorsky Krai pursues the aim to promote public diplomacy. The first item on the agenda of the business trip for the Chinese visitors was holding a meeting with the Chairman of the Legislative Assembly Viktor Gorchakov, Press Service Department of Primorsky Krai parliament told Vostok-Media.
We have long-standing relations with the Russian Far East,” said the head of the delegation, Executive Secretary of CPAFFC Mr. Chen Jiun. – “I’ve visited Russia for several times, including Primorsky Krai, and I believe that our bilateral cooperation has a huge potential. The major purpose of our association is to promote its development”.
The Chinese Peoples Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries was founded in Beijing in 1984 in the context of conducting a policy of reform and openness. The Association was registered by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the Peoples Republic of China as nonprofit organization of public diplomacy. At present there are almost 30 branches of the Association located in provinces, national autonomous regions and cities of central subordination across the whole China. Deng Xiaoping s youngest daughter, Ms. Deng Dzhun, holds a management position in the organization.
There is Commission on Issues of Interregional Co-operation with Foreign Countries, created under the Russias Federation Council, is actively cooperating with CPAFFC on the part of the Russian Federation. This commission is headed by Mikhail Nikolaev. Two meetings between the Russian and China’s partners have been already held and the next meeting which is to take place in Beijing is scheduled for November.
Viktor Gorchyakov, Speaker of Primorsky Krai Parliament is a member of the Commission created under the Russias Federation Council. “One of the basic activities of the commission is optimization of the regulatory documents which regulate cross-border co-operation,” – said Viktor. – “The absence of the proper regulatory documents is hindering the development of our relations considerably”.
During the meeting, which will be held in Beijing in November, a wide range of issues will be discussed. Among items on agenda there will be issues relating to the history of establishment of diplomatic relations between out countries, bilateral co-operation in the context of ever-changing present-day world, regional safety in view of “the Korean Question”, the development of commercial and economic business relations and co-operation of the area of power industry, ecology and culture.
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