Humanity needs cultural strength to address challenges ahead: Xi

Source: Xinhua| 2019-05-15 10:44:07|Editor: Liangyu
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BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for cultural strength, besides economic and technological strength, for humanity to cope with common challenges and head toward a bright future.

Xi made the remarks when addressing the opening of the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations (CDAC) in Beijing.

The intensifying global challenges humanity is facing now require concerted effort from countries across the world, he said.

The CDAC aims to create a new platform for advancing equal dialogue, mutual learning, and mutual inspiring among civilizations in Asia and the rest of the world, he said.