PHNOM PENH, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will lead a high delegation to attend the 10th ASEAN-China Expo, to be held on Sept. 2-3 in Nanning of China's Guangxi province, said a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday.
During his visit, Hun Sen will hold an official talk with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and meet with Li Jiheng, governor of China's Yunnan province, the statement said.
The annual event of the ASEAN-China Expo is a very important platform to further help promote economic and trade ties between China and the 10 Southeast Asian countries.
The expo was initiated by former Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao during the 7th ASEAN-China Summit and was firstly held in 2004. It is usually held in Nanning City of China's Guangxi.
The event helps promote trading in goods and services, investment cooperation, culture, and tourism, particularly contributing to strengthening and developing the ASEAN-China Strategic Partnership.
During the expo, there will be an ASEAN-China Summit, which is a key platform for leaders of China and ASEAN to exchange opinions and cooperation.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.