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APEC Economic Leaders’ Week kicks off in Thailand

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum Week opens in Bangkok, Thailand on Monday, according to TASS’ s report on Nov 14.
From14 through Nov 19there will be meetings of senior APEC officials, ministerial meetings, plenary sessions, exhibitions and a number of other events related to the forum. It will end with a meeting of APEC Economic Leaders’ meeting on November 18-19, which will be attended by representatives of 21 economies.
The opening ceremony of the series of events will be chaired by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha. The authorities of the kingdom intend to present the biocircular green economy model developed and adopted as a national strategy for sustainable development in the post-COVID period. The initiative focuses on economic growth based on efficient use of resources, reduction of waste and reduction of carbon emissions. It combines socio-economic tasks that all countries are solving and the goals of environmental protection, combating climate change, the green transition and the development of renewable energy sources.

Source: Lao News Agency