Haikou. October 30. Kazakhstan Today - At the welcoming reception of the 2018 Media Cooperation Forum on the program the "Belt and Road" president of the People's Daily Newspaper Mr. Li Baoshan expressed his expectations regarding the results of the conference.
This years marks the 5th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative proposed by President Xi Jinping. Therefore, it is of great significance for us to chart the course for future development and cooperation together with 256 guests from 90 countries and international organizations as well as 205 media and organizations",- said Li Baoshan.
Also he noted that in the last year was held the first Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation with guests from over 100 countries gathering in Beijing, jointly drawing up the blueprint for BRI (Belt and Road Initiative)
This year marks the 40th anniversary of China’s Reform and Opening-up and the 30th anniversary of Hainan special economic zone. Recently, "Overall Plan of Hainan Free Trade Pilot Zone" was officially issued. Therefore, it is a great opportunity for us to hold the Media Cooperation Forum on Belt and Road in Boao, Hainan", - he said.
It is to be recalled that Media Cooperation Forum on Belt and Road was initiated by People’ Daily. This event has been held for five consecutive years. Over the past five years, the forum has won extensive support from media organizations worldwide, yielding fruitful results.
I sincerely hope that both Chinese and foreign guests could speak their mind to remove misunderstandings and bring us closer to each other, contributing to the development of BRI. I am convinced that with our painstaking efforts, Belt and Road Initiative will make even greater progress", - he concluded.
Source: People's Daily Online
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