During November 15 and 17, 2017 Forum on Innovation Development Demonstration of Marine Economy was held in Yantai City. The theme of the forum is "New Technology, New Products, New Application". Mr. Yu Guoan, Vice Governor of Shandong Province and officials from Ministry of Agriculture and State Oceanic Administration attended and addressed the opening ceremony.
In his speech, Mr. Yu Guoan extended his congratulations on the forum as well as welcome and gratefulness to all the guests present. He expressed the will to join hands with members of the forum to further promote the cooperation among Northeast Asia Region in developing marine economy for regional prosperity.
The forum is cosponsored by People's Government of Shandong Province, People's Government of Yantai City, Department of Ocean and Fisheries of Shandong Province and Shandong Foreign Affairs Office. Over 200 delegates from countries such China, Japan, Republic of Korea and Mongolia attended the forum.
The forum was held in main forums and sub forums. In the main forums, Mr. Wang Shouxing, Director-General of the Department of Ocean and Fisheries of Shandong Province, guests from Foreign Economic Cooperation Center of the Ministry of Agriculture, Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, Shandong Academy of Macroeconomics Research, and guests from Qingdao, Yantai and Weihai made their speeches. The sub forums were divided into three parts: construction and development of marine ranching, marine smart equipment and smart ocean, international marine cooperation.
Mr. Yu Guoan meets with Secretary-General of the Association of North East Asia Regional Governments, Governor of Uvs Province of Mongolia, Counsel General for Japan in Qingdao, Economic Counsel for Republic of Korea in Qingdao.
Mr. Liu Juntao, Deputy Counsel of Shandong Foreign Affairs Office attended the forum.