Beijing, 25th to 27th of April, 2019 - China hosted the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. During the conference, the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation and Henan Provincial Government set up the “Air Silk Road” South-South Partnership Alliance and signed a cooperation agreement. Chairman of the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation, Mr. Cai E’Sheng, and Director-General, Mr. Wu Zhong, were invited to attend the forum held at the National Convention Center.
Focusing on the construction of the “Belt and Road,” the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation actively play a bridging role to promote cooperation between Henan Provincial Government and the UN Office for South-South Cooperation in the aviation field. Henan Provincial Government aims to turn Henan into an inland city with a higher degree of openness, and Zhengzhou into a world aviation logistics hub. The People's Government of Henan Province has successfully cooperated with Luxembourg on the Zhengzhou-Luxembourg "Aerial Silk Road," and President Xi Jinping has praised the project. The Finance Center for South-South Cooperation and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation support to Henan Provincial Government and Henan Civil Aviation Development & Investment Co., Ltd. ("HNCA") to promote the economy of developing countries by building aviation hubs and industrial zones, thereby promoting the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The Finance Center for South-South Cooperation is an integrated platform which specializes in providing experience, knowledge, productivity and financing supports for South-South Cooperation. The Center has successfully provided policy consultation service for the construction of Djibouti Industrial Park and has signed strategic cooperation agreements with Rwanda government and other African countries. The center is mainly dedicated to promoting the development of industrial parks through the construction of ports and airport hubs, thereby promoting the sustainable development of the local economy.