The 12th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) has been held from 18 - 21 September 2015 in Nanning City, capital of Guangxi Province , China. The China-ASEAN Expo , has created a new model of all-dimensional cooperation incorporating friendly exchanges, economic and trade collaboration and people-to-people interactions, and also it has grown to become a well-recognized platform for cooperation between China and ASEAN, an asset to promote facilitated trade and investment and an engine of deepening bilateral cooperation on all fronts. The CAEXPO has witnessed and contributed to the Golden Decade of China-ASEAN Cooperation, emerging as a special international event held on a yearly basis which is co-sponsored by the governments of China and the 10 ASEAN countries.
Year 2015 marks the China-ASEAN Maritime Cooperation Year. In this connection, the 12th CAEXPO will feature the Maritime Silk Road as its theme and will work to provide more business opportunities for China and ASEAN countries to enlarge the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area, to expand the bilateral cooperation and to reap more tangible economic returns.
Melaka participation in CAEXPO 2015 under Malaysia Pavilion to reflect the theme in which Melaka lies on part of this strategic road of Maritime Silk Road. As Malaysia's City of Charm , Melaka highlighted heritage products such as the trishaw, the Stadhuys building, Muzium Istana Kesultanan Melayu Melaka , Porta D Santiago and many more .
Melaka participation in CAEXPO 2015 represented by 3 officers from Tourism Melaka - Mr Sa'ari Basiron (Manager-International Promotion), Ms Nur Iszati Noordin (Manager- Briged Seni Melaka) and Mr Lim Sze Koon (Asst. Manager- Administration)
|Malaysia Pavilion and Melaka section|
|Huge crowd to enter the expo|
|Visitors played the Melaka puzzle games|
Their happy face after puzzle solved. Thanks to Perbadanan Pembangunan Sungai dan Pantai Melaka for sponsoring the gift!
|Melaka Halal Hub also participated in the trade section|
|Sa'ari, Iszati and Lim with Mr Micheal Tay, Director of Tourism Malaysia Guangzhou|