Shanghai hosts joint conference of media and business reps of countries participating in Belt and Road Initiative
Shanghai, September 28, AZERTAC
The 2nd Conference of the Belt and Road Economic Information Partnership and 2023 Shanghai Entrepreneurs Conference for the Belt and Road High-quality Development has been held in Shanghai, China.
Nearly 300 delegates from government units, industry associations, media outlets and companies attended the event on Wednesday, discussing economic information sharing to facilitate the construction of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Co-organized by China's Xinhua News Agency and Shanghai Municipal People's Government, the event was attended by heads of companies, media outlets and think tanks of a number of countries, as well as Chairman of the Board of Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) Vugar Aliyev.
AZERTAC is one of the co-founders of BREIP, which was established in 2019 at the initiative of Xinhua News Agency. The organization collects and broadcasts economic news from all over the world.
Addressing the event, President of Xinhua News Agency Fu Hua said the news agency would continue to report the construction of the BRI by various countries, strengthen the construction of the sharing network and better play the role of a national high-end think tank.
Members of the platform participated at the launching ceremony of the "BREIP trip" program. The participants will familiarize themselves with tourism potential, economic indicators, as well as business environment of the countries around the world.
The event included discussions on such topics as financial stability and sustainable development, promotion of green economy in the countries participating in the "One Belt, One Road" initiative.
Jointly established by Xinhua and its partners both at home and abroad in 2019, the Belt and Road Economic Information Partnership has provided economic information for governments and enterprises of BRI countries over the past years. Its members have grown from 33 to 56, including news agencies, research institutes and business associations from 37 countries and regions.