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Karamay to held forum on the Belt and Road Initiative in August

Updated: 2016-07-13

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The Karamay Forum for the Belt and Road in Xinjiang (2016) will be held in Karamay, a large oil reserve city in China on August 9-11, according to a preparatory work meeting held on June 23.

The event will include an opening ceremony, key-note speeches, and sub-forums on infrastructure construction, energy cooperation, information, manufacturing and city development. There will also be exhibitions and a closing ceremony.

The Karamay forum has become an international assembly involving south, central and west Asian countries in the Belt and Road Initiative region that are devoted to Xinjiang Silk Road Economic Belt area development, according to the authorities.

The forum will be jointly held by the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region’s People’s Government and the Chinese Academy Of Social Sciences.

Edited by Peter Nordlinger and Li Xiaoxu