Friends and neighbors become closer when they visit each other more often.
People who cherish the same ideals follow the same path.
Asian countries are just like a cluster of bright lanterns. Only when we link them together, can we light up the night sky in our continent.
"Belt and Road"
If the "Belt and Road" are likened to the two wings of a soaring Asia, then connectivity is like their arteries and veins.
With roads in place, people and goods can flow.
The water is clear and the mountain is bright, The frost comes in at night; Trees are covered with deep scarlet leaves Mixed with yellow that is light.
aspire for high and grand while planting our feet firmly on the ground
Shall we continue to lead the world in creating a bright future, or shall we slow down only to be outperformed by others? Shall we deepen the integration process, or shall we let ourselves slip into a vortex of fragmentation? Shall we embrace openness and inclusiveness to work together for an Asia-Pacific century, or shall we cling to an outdated mindset until for the 21st century?
A great era calls for great vision, which in turn requires great wisdom.
More friends, more opportunities.
We should replace the "winner-take-all" mentality with an all-win approach and work together for great development and prosperity of our region.
Life never favors those who always follow the beaten path and content themselves with the status quo. Instead, life saves opportunities for people who are willing and able to reform and innovate.
If innovation is the new engine for China's development, reform is the indispensable igniter.