As the term suggests, a global community of shared future means that the future of each and every nation and country is interlocked.
In this lovely month of June, I am delighted to welcome all of you to the picturesque city of Qingdao for the 18th meeting of the Council of Heads of Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
The BRICS mechanism owes its birth and growth to the evolving global economy and international landscape.
To quote a Chinese saying, “The ocean is vast because it rejects no rivers.”China is the world's largest developing country, and Africa is the continent with the largest number of developing countries.
The scale of change we are encountering in the world today has not been seen in a century. Change creates opportunities, but more often than not, it is accompanied by risks and challenges.
In my speech at the United Nations Office at Geneva two years ago, I raised a question: “What is happening to the world and how should we respond?”
The ocean is of great significance to the survival and development of human society. It gave birth to life, connects the world, and facilitates development.
In this lovely season of thriving green, I am pleased that our friends from 47 Asian countries and five continents are meeting here for a discussion on deeper exchanges and mutual learning among civilizations.