The 2nd Reserves Management Meeting of the Central Banks of Portuguese-Speaking Countries/Regions, organized by the Monetary Authority of Macao (AMCM), took place in Macao from September 18 to 22. As part of the meeting activities, on September 19, Mr. Chan Sau San, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the AMCM, arranged a visit to the Permanent Secretariat of Forum Macao for over 20 attendees of the meeting. They were welcomed by Secretary-General Ji Xianzheng and other members of the Permanent Secretariat, engaging in discussions to enhance communication and cooperation between the two sides.
Secretary-General Ji extended a warm welcome to the representatives from central banks of Portuguese-speaking countries (PSCs), shedding light on how Forum Macao harnesses the functions and advantages of Macao as a service platform to facilitate cooperation in the financial sector among Mainland China, PSCs, and Macao. Deputy Secretary-General Casimiro de Jesus Pinto provided an overview of key initiatives undertaken by Forum Macao and its Permanent Secretariat, and offered updates on Forum Macao’s 20th anniversary. Throughout the symposium, representatives from central banks and delegates from PSCs in the Permanent Secretariat actively participated in interactive discussions, exchanging insights on financial reserves management, collaboration between financial institutions and mainland Chinese/Macao businesses, and other concerns. The aim of these dialogues was to deepen understanding of Forum Macao and highlight Macao’s role as a service platform between China and PSCs.