On the 17th, the State Council Information Office held a press conference on the 15th Anniversary of China-ASEAN Strategic Partnership and the 15th China-ASEAN Expo and China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit.
This year is the year of China-ASEAN innovation cooperation. The 15th CAEXPO will be opened on September 12th. With the theme of “Building the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and the China-ASEAN Innovation Community", it will highlight “Belt and Road Initiative” and innovation cooperation, fully demonstrate the new development trend of innovation achievements and innovation cooperation, and inject new momentum into China-ASEAN cooperation. Celebration events for the 15th anniversary will be held this year, including the joint planting of friendship trees by leaders of China and ASEAN countries and a series of promotional activities for this special anniversary.