Xi stresses high-quality development of Belt and Road


BEIJING : Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called on participants of the Belt and Road Initiative to continuously advance the initiative along the path of high-quality development.

Xi made the statement in a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing.

The principle of extensive consultation, joint contribution and shared benefits should be upheld, he said.

The open, green and clean approaches should be adhered to, he added.

The goals of high-standard, livelihood-improving and sustainable development should be achieved, according to Xi.