Deepening the Exchange of experiences in Development and Governance and promoting the Construction of a Community with a shared Future for mankind-- the second Hongqiao International Economic Forum "70 years of China's Development and a Community with a shared Future for mankind" held in Shanghai
Xinhua News Agency, Shanghai, 6 Nov (Reporter Ji Ming and Shen Xun)-- the opening ceremony and plenary meeting of the second Hongqiao International Economic Forum "70 years of China's Development and a Community with a shared Future for mankind" was held in Shanghai on 5 November. More than 400 people from think tanks and media circles from more than 100 countries and regions gathered to discuss 70 years of China's development concept and experience, and to talk about the responsibilities and actions of the think tank media in promoting the construction of a community with a shared future for mankind.
Participants believed that the hosting of the second session of Import Expo fully demonstrated China's consistent position of supporting the multilateral trading system and promoting free trade. In his keynote speech at the opening ceremony, President Xi Jinping put forward three initiatives for jointly building the world economy and announced new measures to promote opening up to the outside world, demonstrating China's confidence and determination to continue to participate deeply in promoting economic globalization. It shows that China is willing to work with the international community to build a community with a shared future for mankind. Over the past 70 years, China has made all-round development achievements based on its national conditions, which shows that the vast number of developing countries can explore diversified modernization paths according to their own history, culture and realistic national conditions. China's active participation in economic globalization brings opportunities for economic growth and linkage development of all countries, and plays an increasingly important role in safeguarding world peace and development and promoting the reform of the global governance system. The concept of community with a shared future for mankind reveals the law of interdependence of all countries and the common destiny of mankind, and finds the greatest common divisor of building a better world together. Think tanks and the media should play a link role, advocate peaceful development, promote win-win cooperation, and contribute wisdom and strength to promoting the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
Former Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said that all those who have witnessed and participated in the development of contemporary China should be proud of China's great achievements. The "Belt and Road Initiative" initiative put forward by President Xi Jinping fully respects the diversity of all regions and civilizations, and truly embodies the concept of mutual benefit and win-win results.
Pini Zalu Somba, former deputy prime minister of Thailand and chairman of the Thai-Chinese Council for the Promotion of Culture, said that in just 70 years, earth-shaking changes have taken place in the lives of the Chinese people, and China has not only made great achievements in lifting itself out of poverty. At the same time, we also pay close attention to the development of science and technology and innovation. China's development direction is consistent with the development of the times. China's development has not only benefited the Chinese people, but also brought impetus and opportunities for promoting the economic development of all countries in the world.
Xie Fuzhan, president of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said: under the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party, the Chinese people have successfully opened up a socialist road with Chinese characteristics suited to China's national conditions and full of vitality, and China has made great strides to catch up with the times. It has also provided successful experience for the vast number of developing countries to move towards modernization, contributed China's wisdom and provided China's plan for solving human problems.
Ma Jiantang, secretary of the leading party group and deputy director of the Development Research Center of the State Council, said: China's development is beneficial to the world, the current tendency of trade protectionism is on the rise, individual countries unilaterally provoke economic and trade frictions, and the global supply chain has been. Investment and trade uncertainties have increased significantly. All countries should safeguard the global multilateral trading system and constantly promote economic globalization in a more open, inclusive, balanced and win-win direction.
Martin Jacques, a well-known British scholar, said that the history of Chinese civilization shows that civilization is different and diverse, modernization is pluralistic rather than single, and the western road is not the only choice.
Votolovsky Genrihovic, director of the Institute of World Economics and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences, believes that the rapid growth of developing countries brings new opportunities for cross-border trade and investment. It has become an important force in promoting economic globalization, which will also accelerate the reform of the global governance system.
Fan Jinshi, honorary president of the Dunhuang Academy, said: only by embracing each other and learning from each other can the culture of our country and our nation continue to innovate and develop and gain more lasting vitality. This is the ancient Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes contributed to the human community with a shared future of Chinese wisdom.
Martin Schenck, chief content officer of Bloomberg News, believes that with the opening up of the Chinese market and its increasing integration into the global market, the transparency of Chinese policies and data is also increasing significantly, and China is expected to achieve greater development.
Zhu Guangyao, former vice minister of the Ministry of Finance, said that from the five principles of peaceful coexistence to the co-building of a community with a shared future for mankind, China has unswervingly taken the path of peaceful development. China is making greater contributions to world peace and development with practical actions.
The forum was sponsored by the Information Office of the State Council of China, sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, assisted by the Xinhua News Agency Academy, the National Global Strategic think Tank of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and the Information Office of the Shanghai Municipal people. The aim is to build an important exchange and cooperation platform for think tanks and media around the world. On the 6th, the Forum will also hold a series of sub-thematic seminars and a press conference on the results.