The establishment of JCBC
was ultimately aimed at digging up the opportunities to further nurture the bilateral relations.
meeting also discussed the role Singapore can play to help Chinese firms go global: a new programme to train Chinese officials manage industrial parks; participation in China's regional development; and high-tech and tourism cooperation.
During the JCBC
, Del Rosario and Khurshid are expected to discuss areas of bilateral cooperation, particularly in security, defense and trade.
The SOM-level meeting of the 8th JCBC
took into consideration the growth of the bilateral relations between the two countries over the past four decades and provided direction for future cooperation.
Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh will co-chair the JCBC
s session on November 5, during which the two sides are set to approve an action programme to implement their strategic partnership.
The External Affairs Minister would have wide ranging discussions to consolidate and expand our bilateral relations and exchange views on regional and international issues during the JCBC
del Rosario, who is the Chairperson of the Philippine delegation to the JCBC.
During the JCBC, Secretary Del Rosario and Minister Khurshid are expected to discuss areas of bilateral cooperation, particularly in security, defense and trade.