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On June 2 2020, the Belt and Road Initiative Tax Administration Cooperation Mechanism (BRITACʘM) virtual meeting was held with the theme of "Responding to Covid-19: BRITACʘM Perspective". Wang Jun, Chair of the BRITACʘM Council and Commissioner of the State Taxation Administration of China (STA), attended the meeting and delivered a speech. Heads and representatives of tax administrations or finance departments from 36 jurisdictions and 7 international organizations, and 10 members of the Advisory Board attended the meeting to exchange views on fighting COVID-19 and BRITACʘM development, and reached broad consensus.

SESSION 1 - Responding to COVID-19: BRITACʘM Perspective

Wang Jun pointed out that the virus respects no borders, and that solidarity and cooperation is the global community's most effective weapon to defeat the virus. He also praised the joint efforts made by all Council Member Tax Administrations, Observers and otherstakeholders of the BRITACʘM to defeat the virus, and put forward proposals on further promoting the development of the BRITACʘM.

Joint Efforts of the BRITACʘM
  • 1
    Establish a platform to exchange information and share experiences
  • 2
    Strengthen cooperation and jointly work out solutions
  • 3
    Adapt to the reality and promote the development of the BRITACʘM
Proposals for the BRITACʘM
  • 1
    Further deepening experience sharing
  • 2
    Further developing platform application
  • 3
    Further deepening the support of science and technology
Full text of Wang Jun’s Speech
In this session, tax administrations shared their experience on the fiscal and tax policies, and collection and administration measures to respond to the pandemic, and experts from the Advisory Board and international organizations analyzed and reviewed policies and measures and provided suggestions for tax administrations.
  • China - Mr. Wang Jun(Chinese)
  • China - Mr. Wang Jun(English)
  • Kazakhstan - Mr. Marat Sultangaziyev
  • the United Arab Emirates - Mr. H.E. Khalid Ali Al Bustani
  • Sierra Leone - Mrs. Jeneba J. Bangura
  • Algeria - H.E. Mr. Ahcène BOUKHELFA
  • Georgia - Mr. Levan KAKAVA
  • Italy - Mr. Paolo Valerio Barbantini
  • Republic of Korea - Mr.Jeongseok RHO
  • Hong Kong China - Mr. WONG Kuen-fai
  • Singapore - Mr. Ng Wai Choong
  • Armenia - Mr. Mikayel Pashayan
  • Advisory Board - Mr. Pascal Saint-Amans
  • WATAF - Mr. Babatunde Oladapo
  • Advisory Board - Prof. Jinyan Li
  • Advisory Board - Prof. Dr. Stef van Weeghel
  • Pakistan - Mr. Nowsherwan Khan
  • Myanmar - Mr. Myo Min Latt
  • Advisory Board - Mr. Philip Mills
  • Indonesia - Mr. John Hutagaol
  • Mongolia - Mr. Enkhjavkhlan Tseyen
  • Macao China - Mr. Iong Kong Leong
  • ITIC - Mr. Daniel A. Witt
SESSION 2 - Update of the BRITACʘM Progress

Taking this opportunity, Wang Daoshu, Executive Secretary of the BRITACʘM Secretariat and Chief Auditor of the STA, updated the BRITACʘM progress since the First BRITACOF and welcomed new joiners to join BRITACʘM family. Some representatives also share their valuable views and suggestions to the BRITACʘM developments.


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