TRADE FACILITATION ALONG BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE - Session I - TRADE FACILITATION
Aaron Heslehurst is an award winning news presenter and one of the main faces on BBC World News TV.
He has been a BBC business news presenter since February 2002. In May of 2017 he launched his own named show "Talking Business with Aaron Heslehurst" A daily half hour global show that's dynamic, exciting and very informative. Aaron cuts through the jargon with live top CEO interviews and brings you the latest innovations in technology.
Mr. Genadi Arveladze is the Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. He has widespread experience in foreign trade and economics, serving as Georgia’s chief negotiator in number of free trade agreements’ negotiations. Mr. Arveladze has effectively contributed to the diversification and development of Georgia’s foreign trade.
A strong supporter of Georgia's association process to the European Union, Mr. Arveladze is coordinating implementation of Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area part of EU-Georgia Association Agreement.
Mr. Qian Keming, male and of Han ethnicity, was born in Langxi, Anhui Province in September 1962.
He started his career in August 1987 and joined the China Democratic League.
Qian holds a bachelor’s degree in agronomy from Anhui Agricultural College, a master’s degree in genetics and breeding and a doctorate in agricultural economy management from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and worked as a research fellow at CAAS.
Ms. Dana Meager assumed the position the Deputy Minister of Finance of the Slovak Republic in April 2016.
Ms. Dana graduated from the Faculty of Commerce at the University of Economics in Bratislava.
Before an appointment she served as the Vice President of the Financial Administration at the Financial Directorate of Slovakia, since 2013.
Dr. Abdel Aziz Hamad Aluwaisheg is the GCC Assistant Secretary General for Political and Negotiation Affairs. In this capacity, he is responsible for coordination of GCC foreign policy towards regional and international issues, as well as managing GCC relations with the rest of the world. He is also responsible for GCC trade negotiations, strategic partnerships and dialogue with other countries and blocs.
Mr. YI Xiaozhun has been a Deputy Director-General at the World Trade Organization since October 2013.
Yi Xiaozhun has extensive experience in world trade and economics, both as a senior government official and subsequently as China's ambassador to the WTO. He represented China as a key negotiator in China’s WTO accession process, making an important contribution to the negotiations.