Li Keqiang and European Union President Juncker Send Congratulations to Opening Ceremony of China-EU Tourism Year
The opening ceremony of the “China-EU Tourism Year” in 2018 was held on January 19 in Venice, Italy. Premier Li Keqiang and European Commission President Juncker addressed the opening ceremony.
Li Keqiang expressed in his message that both sides of the ancient Silk Road between China and Europe have had a long history of cultural dialogue. At present, China and the EU are working hard to build the four partnerships of peace, growth, reform, and civilization, fully implement the "China-EU Cooperation 2020 Strategic Plan", and work together to promote the effective integration of China's "One Belt and One Road" initiative with the EU's development strategy, and bilateral relations are facing new developments. opportunity.
Li Keqiang pointed out that tourism is not only an important bridge for developing civilized exchanges and promoting non-governmental friendship, but also a new industry that drives economic growth. China and Europe are rich in tourism resources and have broad prospects for cooperation. It is hoped that the two sides will take the opportunity of holding the “China-EU Year of Tourism” to actively expand China-EU tourism cooperation and personnel exchanges, promote civilized dialogues and public relations, promote common development and mutual benefit, and inject new impetus into the development of China-EU comprehensive strategic partnership in the new era. .
Editor: Song Yan