2018 International Symposium on "Belt and Road" Initiative for Think Tank Network for "16+3"
The Symposium aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars in China, Central and Eastern Europe to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of “Belt and Road”. It will bring new vitality to “16+3” cooperation.
The first International Symposium on ‘Belt and Road’ for Think Tank Network Cooperation in Multi-countries was successfully held at Harbin Institute of Technology on November 25 and 26, 2017. More than 20 experts and scholars from 9 countries in Central and Eastern Europe and Harbin Institute of Technology "One Belt and One Road" A total of 40 students from the two masters of the Think Tank International Masters gathered together to discuss and develop cooperation and development consensus on the network of think tanks in Central and Eastern Europe along the Belt and Road Initiative.
President Xi Jinping attended the opening ceremony of the “Belt and Road” International Cooperation Summit Forum on May 14, 2017, and delivered a keynote speech entitled “Working Together to Promote the Construction of the Belt and Road”, emphasizing persistence in peaceful cooperation, openness, tolerance and mutual learning. With the spirit of mutual benefit and win-win as the core spirit of the Silk Road, we will work together to promote the construction of the “Belt and Road” and build a path of peace, prosperity, openness, innovation and civilization to a better tomorrow.
Harbin (Chinese: 哈尔滨 Hā'ěrbīn) is the capital of Heilongjiang province, and largest city in the northeastern region of the People's Republic of China. Holding sub-provincial administrative status, Harbin has direct jurisdiction over nine metropolitan districts, two county-level cities and seven counties. Harbin is the eighth most populous Chinese city according to the 2010 census, the built-up area made of seven out of nine urban districts (all but Shuangcheng and Acheng not urbanized yet) had 5,282,093 inhabitants, while the total population of the sub-provincial city was up to 10,635,971. Harbin serves as a key political, economic, scientific, cultural, and communications hub in Northeast China, as well as an important industrial base of the nation.
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