On June 18, the "Belt and Road" international cooperation high-level video conference was held in Beijing. President Xi Jinping delivered a written speech to the meeting.
In light of the current epidemic situation, President Xi Jinping has placed new expectations on the “Belt and Road Initiative”: We are willing to work with our partners to build the “Belt and Road Initiative ” into a road of cooperation that unites to meet challenges, maintains people’s health and safety, and promotes the economy. The road to recovery for social recovery and the road to growth that unleashes development potential. Through the high-quality joint construction of the "Belt and Road", we will work together to promote the building of a community of shared future for mankind.
Since the initiative was launched seven years ago, the joint construction of the “Belt and Road” has always been advancing with the times, the connotation has been constantly enriched, and it has demonstrated strong vitality and creativity. Let us review the "road of growth" of this initiative from President Xi Jinping's important exposition.
The way to build "five links":
In September 2013, President Xi Jinping delivered an important speech in Kazakhstan, proposing for the first time the initiative to strengthen policy communication, road connectivity, smooth trade, currency circulation, and people's hearts , and jointly build the "Silk Road Economic Belt".
He pointed out: In order to make the economic ties between Eurasian countries closer, deeper mutual cooperation, and broader development space, we can use an innovative cooperation model to jointly build the "Silk Road Economic Belt", which will gradually form from the line to the piece. Regional cooperation.
In October of the same year, President Xi Jinping said in a speech to the Indonesian Parliament that Southeast Asia has been an important hub of the “Maritime Silk Road” since ancient times. China is willing to strengthen maritime cooperation with ASEAN countries and make good use of the China-ASEAN Maritime Cooperation Fund established by the Chinese government. Develop a good maritime cooperative partnership and jointly build the "maritime silk road" in the 21st century .
Principles of consultation, co-construction and sharing:
On March 28, 2015, President Xi Jinping pointed out in a speech at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference that the “Belt and Road” construction adheres to the principles of consultation , co-construction and sharing . It is not closed, but open and inclusive; it is not a Chinese one Solo, but a chorus of countries along the route.
Five "roads" were built:
On May 14, 2017, the first "Belt and Road" International Cooperation Summit Forum was held in Beijing. After four years of development, the construction of the “Belt and Road” has gradually transformed from concept to action, from vision to reality, and the construction results have been fruitful.
Emphasized President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony: We want to ride on the momentum, the flow will be "along the way" to build the road to peace, the road to prosperity, the open road, the road of innovation, the road of civilization , to promote The construction of the “Belt and Road” is a long-term journey towards a better future.
From "Freehand Brushwork" to "Meticulous Brushwork":
On August 27, 2018, President Xi Jinping pointed out at the forum on the 5th anniversary of the promotion of the “Belt and Road” construction work: Since our proposal to jointly build the “Belt and Road” initiative, more and more countries have responded enthusiastically to build the “Belt and Road” It is becoming China's plan for China to participate in global open cooperation, improve the global economic governance system, promote global common development and prosperity, and promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
In the past few years, the overall construction of the “Belt and Road” has been completed, and the overall layout has been painted. In the future, we will focus on the key points, work out the details, and work together to draw up precise and delicate “work drawing”.
Promote the construction of a practical platform for the community of human destiny:
Also at the forum on the 5th anniversary of advancing the construction of the “Belt and Road”, President Xi Jinping pointed out that to build the “Belt and Road” as a practical platform to promote the building of a community of shared future for mankind was proposed from the perspective of China’s reform and opening up and long-term development. It is in line with the concept of world harmony that the Chinese nation has always upheld, and it is in line with the world view of the Chinese people who are soft and far-reaching and harmonious, and occupy the high ground of international morality. The joint construction of the “Belt and Road” is not only an economic cooperation, but also an important way to improve the global development model and global governance and promote the healthy development of economic globalization.
On April 26, 2019, the second "Belt and Road" International Cooperation Summit Forum was held in Beijing. As the interconnection structure of "six corridors, six roads, multiple countries and multiple ports" has basically taken shape, a large number of cooperation projects have taken root, and the results of the first summit forum have been smoothly implemented. The “Belt and Road” cooperation is moving towards a new stage of sustainable development.
In his keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the forum, President Xi Jinping pointed out that the joint construction of the “Belt and Road” has not only provided new opportunities for the development of countries around the world, but also opened up a new world for China’s open development.
Facing the future, we must focus on the key points, intensively cultivate, work together to draw precise and delicate "work drawing", and promote the joint construction of the "Belt and Road" along the direction of high-quality development. We must uphold the principle of mutual consultation, joint construction and sharing, adhere to the concept of openness, greenness and integrity, and strive to achieve high standards, benefit people's livelihood and sustainable goals.
After nearly 7 years of development, the “Belt and Road” cooperation has benefited more and more countries and regions and brought tangible benefits to local people. In the process of responding to the new coronary pneumonia epidemic, the importance of advancing the “Belt and Road” cooperation and building a community of shared future for mankind is further demonstrated.
As President Xi Jinping said in a written message to the “Belt and Road” international cooperation high-level video conference:
The epidemic brought us a series of profound revelations. The destinies of all countries are closely connected, and mankind is a community of destiny in the same boat. Whether it is responding to the epidemic or restoring the economy, we must take the road of solidarity and cooperation, and we should adhere to multilateralism. Promoting interconnection and interconnection, adhering to openness and inclusiveness are the only way to cope with the global crisis and achieve long-term development. Jointly building the “Belt and Road” international cooperation can play an important role.