Year-ender： 10 major BRI events in 2019
2019-12-23 09:37:41 chinadaily.com.cn
Xi said the Solomon Islands is located on the southern extension of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.
The two countries should take the opportunity of the signing of a memorandum of understanding on building the Belt and Road, align their development strategies and boost cooperation to help improve the Solomon Islands people's livelihood as well as the island country's capability of independent and sustainable development, according to Xi.
China and the Solomon Islands signed a joint communique on Sept 21 on the establishment of diplomatic relations.
Promotion conference on cooperation between B&R countries held in Shanghai
On Nov 16, a promotion conference on cooperation between Belt and Road countries was held in Shanghai as a side event of the second China International Import Expo (CIIE).
The meeting was designed to help the BRI participating countries know more about the local markets of China, so as to boost deep cooperation between China and other relevant BRI countries.
The event saw the participation of nearly 400 scholars, entrepreneurs and government officials from home and abroad.