Over one hundred and five youth leaders, heads of youth affairs of ruling party, young entrepreneurs, and outstanding youth representatives from 54th African members of the forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) arrived to China to participate to the event.
Also, one hundred chinese participants from the united front work department of CPC central committe, the ministry of foreingn affairs, some other central minisries and departments, all-china youth federation, all-china federation of industry and commerce (china-africa business council) participate in the event.
The event is held by the Ministry of foreign affairs of the people’s Republic of China, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and the people’s government of Sichuan province.
A the opening ceremony, president of the pan african youth union (UPJ), Muyumba Francine, from the Republic of Congo invited all african’s youth to take part to the decision plan to built a new futur of the africa.
Jiarui Wang, Chairman of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation said : "Youth of Africa and China would be work hard to have same dreams for the futur developpement".
"Is their duty and the must do it", he said.
The activities in Beijing include visits to state council leading group office of poverty alleviation and developpment (LGOP) ; Zhongguancun Sofware park ; traditionnal chinese culture exploration.
The activities in Sichuan includ visits to high-tech companies and youth innovation and entrepreneurship base ; Dujiangyan base of Chian’s conservation&research center of the giant panda ; the Dujiangyan irrigation system etc.
About Soong Ching Ling, she is late honorary President of the people’s Republic of China, born on january 27, 1893 in Shanghai.
During the long years of the northen expedition, the war of resistance and the war of liberation, she made indelible contribution of the triumph of china’s democratic revolution, its fight against foreign invasion and the founding the people’s republic of china. After the founding of PRC, Soong Ching Ling became an important leader of the country.
The China Soong Ching Ling Foundation was established in Beijing on may 1982. Since establishment, the foundation remains committed three main objectives stipulated in its charter : enchancing internationnal friendship ; promoting china’s reunification and advancing children welfare.