BEIJING, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Over 30 Chinese and German experts from political, economic and social circles gathered at the first meeting of the second Sino-German dialogue forum here Thursday, exchanging views on cooperation in exploring new energy, developing a low-carbon economy and boosting bilateral ties.
|Photo: German Chancellor Angela Merkel(L) arrived in Beijing Thursday night, |
starting a four-day official visit to China. This is her 4th time
China visit since she took office.(Xinhua)
Xu called on the participants to take this opportunity and contribute more to strengthening Sino-German relations and enhancing their long-term cooperation.
China had enjoyed rapid economic growth and increased international influence, said Bruno O. Braun, forum chairman of the German side, adding that people of all walks of life in Germany had paid more and more attention to China and could see broad prospects for German-Sino cooperation.
The German participants of this forum would like to work with their Chinese counterparts to promote the further development of bilateral relations, said Braun.
The Sino-German dialogue forum, established in Germany, November, 2005, aims to explore friendly bilateral cooperation in various fields and to make relevant suggestions to the two governments.