2016 China Investment Forum concluded in Prague—The three-day 2016 China Investment Forum (CIF), dedicated to highlighting the Belt and Road initiative as an effective platform for the cooperation between China and Central and Eastern countries, concluded Wednesday here.

PRAGUE, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) — The three-day 2016 China Investment Forum (CIF), dedicated to highlighting the Belt and Road initiative as an effective platform for the cooperation between China and Central and Eastern countries, concluded Wednesday here.

It is the seventh time for the CIF, a traditional meeting of high-level entrepreneurs, being held in Prague.

Delegations from Chinese municipalities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Hebei, Hubei and Hainan attended the event.

Czech President Milos Zeman attended the forum closing ceremony. He spoke highly of the achievements and enormous potential of Sino-Czech economic and trade cooperation.

Zeman said the Czech Republic is willing to make greater efforts to attract investment from China and strives to make China the largest investor in the Czech Republic.

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka while addressing the forum opening ceremony said the Czech-Chinese ties are booming, especially in the fields of machinery manufacturing, transportation, scientific research and medical care.

Over the years the CIF has become a renowned instrument for top-level meetings or networking as well as for projects of mutual-benefit cooperation and business opportunities.

Source: 2016 China Investment Forum concluded in Prague – Xinhua | English.news.cn