The Second Meeting of the US-China Track II High-level Exchange
US-China Eminent Persons Forum Held Successfully
The Second Meeting of the US-China Track II High-level Exchange -- US-China Eminent Persons Forum, co-hosted by the US-China Transpacific Foundation(UCTPF) and Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA), was held online successfully from 8th to 9th December, 2020. Mr. Yang Jiechi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Director of the Office of the Central Commission for Foreign Affairs delivered a video speech. Dr. Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State, attended the meeting and shared his views on US-China relations. The meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Wang Chao, President of the CPIFA, and Sen. Joseph Lieberman, Former senior US Senator (Connecticut-D). The two sides had in-depth discussions on US-China political, economic and trade relations.
The participants on the US side include Sen. Joseph Lieberman, Former senior US Senator (Connecticut-D), Amb. Sigmund Rogich, former senior assistant to US President and US Ambassador to Iceland, Sec. Thomas Ridge, former US Secretary of Homeland Security and Governor of Pennsylvania, Sen. Thomas Daschle, former US Senator (South Dakota-D), and Senate Majority Leaders, Amb. Timothy Roemer, former US Ambassador to India, Gen. Richard Myers, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Sen. Mary Landrieu, former US Senator (Louisiana-D) and Chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources, and Mr. Gavin Chen, President of UCTPF.
The participants on the Chinese side include Mr. Wang Chao, President of CPIFA, Dr. Qiu Yuanping, member of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC and former Minister of the State Council's Office for Overseas Chinese Affairs, Amb. Zhou Wenzhong, former Chinese Ambassador to the US, Mr. Li Junru, former Vice President of the Party School of Central Committee of the CPC, Lieu. General Chen Xiaogong, former Deputy Commander of Air Force of Chinese People’s Liberation Amy, Amb. Kong Quan, former Deputy Director of the Office of the Central Commission for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Kong Dan, President of CITIC Foundation for Reform and Development Studies, Mr. Zhu Min, former Vice Governor of People’s Bank of China, Prof. Jia Qingguo, former Dean of School of International Studies of Peking University, Amb. Zhao Weiping, Vice President of the CPIFA, Prof. Yao Zhizhong, Deputy Director of Institute of World Economics and Politics of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Ms. Chen Wenling, Chief Economist of China Center for International Economic Exchanges, and Mr. Zhang Yansheng, former Secretary-General of Academic Council of National Development and Reform Commission.