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About the forum:

The 2016 Media Cooperation Forum on Belt and Road

In 2013, Chinese president XI Jinping first proposed the construction of Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. The initiative won immediate attention and wide-spread support from the international community. In the following three years since its inception, the “Belt and Road” initiative have moved forward in strides and bounds and have achieve fruitful results, gradually turning the blueprint into reality.

People’s Daily has hosted three Media Cooperation Forums on Belt and Road since 2014. In July, 2016, People’s Daily hosted the 2016 media cooperation forum in China National Convention Center, where top officials, business leaders, authoritative experts and presidents of global media organizations get together to make joint efforts to promote understanding and trust among different countries and peoples, enhance communication and cooperation in areas such as politics, commerce, culture and media, writing a splendid chapter of media cooperation within the context of Belt and Road.