Foreign ministers meet the press at the 3rd LMC Foreign Ministers' Meeting. (Photo: Zhao Yipu/ People's Daily)
Dali (People's Daily) - The Third Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Foreign Ministers' Meeting was held Friday in Dali, Southwest China's Yunnan Province. Foreign ministers of China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, the six countries along the Lancang-Mekong River, attended the meeting.
The ministers reaffirmed that the LMC will be conducted following openness and inclusiveness, and will seek mutual reinforcement and coordinated development with other existing sub-regional mechanisms so as to contribute to the development and prosperity to this sub-region.
The ministers had an in-depth exchange of views and reached broad consensus on implementing the outcomes of the First LMC Leaders' Meeting and the Second LMC Foreign Ministers' Meeting, future direction of LMC and preparations for the Second LMC Leaders' Meeting.
The LMC, officially started in March 2016, has produced fruitful results and displayed vigor and vitality in just over a year's time, noted the Ministers with satisfaction.
Lancang-Mekong River originates in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in the Southwest of China and flows through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam before emptying into the South China Sea. The Lancang-Mekong cooperation has become one of the most lively sub-regional cooperation mechanisms.