Tahiti, French Polynesia’s Presidency has hosted a Conference on China’s New Silk Road Project following talks with the visiting Chairman of Hong Kong’s Cyberport, Lee George Lam.
Mr. Lam, who is on Hong Kong’s Special Administrative Region Government’s Belt & Road Committee, says French Polynesian Marine products, such as tuna and black pearls, could find a place in Hong Kong’s Market.
Mr. Lam, while on a familiarisation tour of Tahiti, said setting up Direct Air links to Hong Kong could open interesting opportunities for French Polynesia.
In a Statement from the Presidency: Chairman Lam and President Edouard Fritch also discussed possible communication links between China and Tahiti via a submarine cable.
Last month, the Chinese Consul in Tahiti was quoted as saying Chinese businesses are interested in talks about a cable connection across the Pacific as are several Pacific island Countries.