On August 27, Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, President of the State and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, attended the Symposium on the fifth anniversary of the construction of Belt and Road in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing and delivered an important speech stressing that the joint construction of Belt and Road conforms to the internal requirements for reforming the institution of global governance, demonstrates the sense of Community of Shared Future that is to stick together in times of difficulty, and both share rights and shoulder obligations. It provides new solutions for perfecting the reform of global governance institution. We should adheres to the principle of achieving shared growth through discussion and collaboration, seek the greatest common value of cooperation with the countries along the Belt and Road; and promote political mutual trust, economic integration, people-to-people exchanges with the Belt and Road countries in order to pursue this initiative step by step and deliver outcome one by one. We should push forward the implementation of Belt and Road, to benefit the people of the countries along the route, and to promote the construction of the Community of Shared Future for Mankind.
Professor Hu Biliang, Dean of Belt and Road Research Institute of Beijing Normal University, was invited to the forum as a representative of experts and scholars. After attending the Symposium, Hu Biliang said that General Secretary Xi Jinping has profoundly expounded the significance of joint construction of Belt and Road and summed up the progress made during the past five years in the joint construction of Belt and Road; analyzed the current situation of Belt and Road's construction; and put forward the main task of promoting the construction of Belt and Road. Hu Biliang said that the speech of General Secretary Xi Jinping is encouraging and inspiring, and pointed out the direction for promoting international education and talent development under the Belt and Road framework; furthering the implementation of "Master’s Programme for Developing Countries" and related international education projects; furthering in-depth study of the theoretical issues of Belt and Road; and making efforts to promote the construction of the Belt and Road disciplines . We will continue to study and understand the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's speech in depth, and on the basis of the achievements made by so far, we will make greater efforts to push forward the construction of Belt and Road, and make it more solid; and make our greater contribution in promoting the construction of Belt and Road towards high-quality level.