Cross-Strait economic cooperation committee to hold 1st meeting after Spring Festival: spokeswoman

January 26, 2011 1:00 pm 

BEIJING, Jan. 26 — A cross-Strait economic cooperation committee is scheduled to hold its first meeting after the Spring Festival, China's Lunar New Year, which falls on February 3.

Issues related to a landmark economic pact signed between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan last year will be discussed at the meeting, a mainland Taiwan affairs spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Fan Liqing, spokeswoman for the State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, said at a regular press conference in Beijing, the economic committee, jointly established by the two sides on Jan. 6 to handle issues related to the cross-Strait Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA), will proceed with the follow-up negotiations of the pact. (PNA/Xinhua) DCT/mec


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