Xi ‘ historic’ speeches validated Theme built on ‘shared future’ idea president unveiled in 2017
LIFE, PAGE 14
President Xi Jinping’s adv ocacy of a community with a shared future for mankind, an open economy, globalization and fighting protectionism and isolationism has been widely welcomed and China has been transforming the proposals into action, said a senior Chinese official attending the World Economic Forum on Wednesday.
Liu He, a member of Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, addressed the four-day annual meeting, which ends on Friday. Last year, Xi made speeches that were considered historic in Davos and Geneva.
“President Xi came here last year and delivered a speech entitled Jointly Shoulder Responsibility of Our Times, Promote Global Growth, in which he expounded on China’s firm support for economic globalization,” said Liu, a top economic policy adviser as head of the General Office of the Central Leading Group for Financial and Economic Affairs, responsible for mapping the country’s economic policies. “That speech was warmly received by the international community.”
Liu said that in line with Xi’s propositions in Davos, China has stood firm against all forms of protectionism in the past year.
He said China has strengthened protection of intellectual property rights,
Liu He, (left), member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, speaks on Wednesday as the World Economic Forum’s founder, Klaus Schwab, looks on in Davos, Switzerland.