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Joining ‘The Belt and Road’ Initiative Promoting Friendship and Cooperation

The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk, also known as the Belt and Road Initiative
The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk, also known as “the Belt and Road” Initiative, was proposed by Chinese president Xi Jinping in 2013, focusing on connectivity and cooperation among countries, primarily between China and the rest of Asia, Europe and Africa. Since its inception, “the Belt and Road” initiative has received positive responses and support from more than 100 countries and international organizations, among which over 40 have signed cooperation deals with China. Trade and investment were expanded and a host of major projects were implemented successfully.

BY YANG ZIGANG (Chinese Ambassador to the State of Eritrea)

The Belt and Road” Forum for International Cooperation was held in Beijing, China on May 14 and 15, which attracted worldwide attention. Countries along “the Belt and Road” participate in the Forum actively, and highly anticipate that the outcomes of the Forum will bring new chances and create new prospect for international economic cooperation. Continue reading Joining ‘The Belt and Road’ Initiative Promoting Friendship and Cooperation