Ulster University Confucius Institute

Northern Ireland China Summit 2017

Senior leaders from seven Chinese provinces and cities joined two hundred delegates at the 3rd UK/China Regional Leaders Summit hosted in Belfast 1-3 December.

The Chinese delegation, formally led by Vice-President Song Jingwu of the MFA affiliate Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), comprised the provinces of Hubei, Jilin and Liaoning and cities of Shanghai, Changchun, Dalian and Shenyang.

A dinner was hosted in the Great Hall at Parliament Buildings at the end of the three-day summit where delegates were treated to the choirs of the Confucius Classroom Hub schools, Millburn Primary School, Coleraine and Grosvenor Grammar School, Belfast.

Highlights from the summit