The 3rd Myanmar-China Think Tank Forum was held in Rangoon from May 21 to May 22. Myanmar-China Think Tank Forum is meant to build a bridge for think tanks on both sides , promoting mutual dialogue and exchange. Since 2017, two sessions of forum had been held in Mangshi, China. This is the first time that the forum is held in Myanmar.
The forum was hosted by the Chinese Embassy in Myanmar, the Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences, the China (Kunming) South Asian and Southeast Asian Research Institute, CPC Dehong Prefectural Committee and Dehong Government, and the Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies. It was organized by Yangon Chinese Cultural Center, Dehong Social Science Community Federation and Dehong Institute of China-Myanmar Relations.
During the two-day forum, more than sixty experts and scholars exchanged ideas on China-Myanmar trade and cooperation, social and economic development, people-to-people ties and communication between cross-border ethnic communities.