2017 China-ASEAN International Touring Assembly to inaugurate in December

Source: Xinhua| 2017-10-26 15:42:08|Editor: Mengjie
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NANNING, China, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- The 2017 China-ASEAN International Touring Assembly (CAITA), together with the China-ASEAN Journalists Rally, will inaugurate from December 11 to December 28 in Hepu county, one of the departure ports in the ancient Maritime Silk Road in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Sponsored by China's General Administration of Sport, the People's Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the ASEAN Secretariat, the China-ASEAN International Touring Assembly was first held in 2006 and has become an important event of cultural exchange and communications between China and ASEAN countries.

Over the last ten years, the motorcade of CAITA has been to the Indo-China Peninsula and the Malay Peninsula, and the total distance was over 10,000 kilometers.

For the first time in history, the route of the event will cover China and all the ten ASEAN countries, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, making it one of the longest international rally races in the region.