BEIJING, April 14 (Xinhuanet) -- China will host the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in May. Following is a list of things that you need to know about the forum.
Q: When and where will the forum be held?
The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation is scheduled to be held in Beijing from May 14 to May 15.
Q: What is the theme of the forum?
The forum will have the theme "Belt and Road: Cooperation for Common Prosperity", according to State Councilor Yang Jiechi, who is in charge of the preparatory work of the forum.
Q: What are the major topics of the forum?
The forum will build consensus and connect development strategies of various countries. It will examine cooperation in key areas and finalize major projects in infrastructure connectivity, trade and investment, financial support and people-to-people exchanges.
Q: What significance does the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation have?
The forum will be the highest-level forum under the Belt and Road Initiative since its launching over three years ago, and an important diplomatic event China will host this year. It has great significance for international and regional cooperation.