On July 17, the International Liaison Department of the Chinese Communist Party hosted a Poverty Alleviation Conference at the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) in Kunming, the capital city of southwest China’s Yunnan Province. In a message to the meeting, Chinese president Hu Jintao said that he “hopes to work with all Asian political parties to promote poverty alleviation.”
In his speech, Hui Liangyu, a Politburo member and Vice Premier, said the “guidance of the Party and the government” is one of the keys to the China experience.
Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon sent a video message to the meeting.
More than 120 people representing 57 political parties in 30 countries attended the conference.
Source: website of International Liaison Department of Chinese Communist Party, July 17, 2010