Special conference on Belt and Road concludes in Beijing

BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) — A special conference of Asian political parties concluded in Beijing Friday, with participants voicing support for China’s Belt and Road initiative.
Hosted by the Communist Party of China, the Asian Political Parties’ Special Conference on the Silk Road opened on Wednesday. Delegates of over 60 political parties and organizations from more than 30 countries on four continents attended the conference.
According to a document titled “Beijing Initiative” announced during the concluding meeting of the conference, China’s Belt and Road Initiative is warmly welcomed and supported by leaders and representatives of the political parties and organizations.
The leaders and representatives believe that the Belt and Road Initiative offers a new opportunity for countries along the Silk Road to attain common development on a mutually beneficial basis, and brings new hope for countries to “overcome temporary difficulties.”
They called on relevant countries to participate in, plan and build the Belt and Road projects together, thereby turning the initiative’s grand vision into reality, according to the “Beijing Initiative.”
Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao said at the concluding meeting that the conference has achieved significant results. He called on political parties, industrial and commercial circles as well as media organizations to make joint efforts to push forward construction of the Belt and Road.
Earlier on Friday, Li met with guests from Thailand and Sudan who were attending the conference.  Enditem

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