The CIIE is more than just exposure, we can also cement deals. We have had signings during the event already, and we are very confident that we will secure many more deals as a result of CIIE.
Believing in the protection of heritage, China nowadays has the most heritage sites inscribed on the World Heritage List, is number one, 55 heritage sites, protecting also the intangible heritage, the tradition. It’s a wonderful example that when a country, when a people awakens up, it is through culture, it is through this deep, I would say, belief and respect for diversity and for culture.
China’s development experiences provide substantive lessons to other developing countries, and although they all have different national contexts, China’s experiences can be effectively adapted to address local challenges through the South-South Cooperation platform.
The traditional knowledge can improve understanding of the influence of climate change to biodiversity, and provide ideas to develop an equitable and effective biodiversity conservation plan to adapt the climate change.
If the coronavirus does not come back, I am not so pessimistic about the future.
We get to understand each other and cultures, which will help bring prosperities not just for the two nations or any other bilateral relationship, but those around this world.
One of the great things that we’ve seen in this crisis is how companies and individuals have developed more compassion and more empathy.