Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2014 begins

Eurasia News

BEIJING: The four-day Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2014 has begun in China’s Hainan province with its theme “Asia’s New Future: Identifying New Growth Drivers”.

The forum features discussions on the global financial situation, financial cooperation among Asian nations, infrastructure connectivity, Asian free trade and multilateral trade systems among others.

The world leaders who will attend the conference include the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmeto, Prime Minister of South Korea Chung Hongwon, Prime Minister of Laos Thongsing Thammavong, Prime Minister of Namibia Hage Geingob, Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of East Timor Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Vladimirovich Dvorkovich and Vice Prime Minister of Vietnam Vu Duc Dam.

The Boao Forum for Asia is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 2001 with the mission of bringing Asian nations closer to their economic development goals.