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Initiative promotes mutual respect: Myanmar counselor


Updated: 2015-07-13 17:40:26


China Daily Website has an inclusive interview with Nyein Nyein Myint, counselor of the Myanmar embassy in China, who says the Belt and Road Initiative promotes mutual benefits and respects.

Initiative promotes mutual respect: Myanmar counselor

The Shwezigon Pagoda, one of the most famous Buddhist temples in the world, is seen in Nyaung-U, Myanmar in this photo taken on Nov 4, 2014. [Photo/CFP]

The following are transcripts from the interview.

Your President Xi Jinping initiated the Silk Road Economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road in September 2013.

One Belt and One Road Initiative is to promote peace, openness and inclusiveness, mutual learning and mutual benefits. It is also symbolize communication and cooperation between the East and West.

The Silk Road spirit is very historic, and is also the heritage to share by many countries around the world.

The Asia Art Festival is a part of the One Belt and One Road Initiative. That is why we take this opportunity to promote, not only the cultural exchanges, but also the mutual respect and trust, and mutual benefit to enhance the win-win cooperation between Myanmar and China.