Over $64 billion worth deals signed during 2nd BRI summit in Beijing
ISLAMABAD -Over $64 billion worth deals signed during 2nd BRI summit in Beijing.
At least $64 billion worth of deals were signed during the summit for China’s Belt and Road Initiative this week, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday, as quoted in a report by Reuters.
In his closing remarks for the summit, Xi said market principles will apply in all Belt and Road cooperation projects, the report added.
The summit was attended by 37 foreign heads of state and government, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde.
The Chinese president called for joint efforts of all parties to promote the high-quality development of the Belt and Road Initiative.
“I’m confident that with all of us working together, we can build more consensus and produce more outcomes at today’s roundtable, which will help promote the international cooperation on Belt and Road Initiative, bring greater benefits to our peoples and contribute more to building a community with a shared future for mankind,” Xi said.
This year’s forum, which takes the theme “Belt and Road Co-operation, Shaping a Brighter Shared Future,” was held from Thursday to Saturday in Beijing.