President Xi urges business leaders to add new impetus to BRICS cooperation
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday (June 22) delivered a keynote speech in virtual format at the opening ceremony of the BRICS Business Forum.
In the speech, President Xi said that he hopes business leaders to champion open, innovative and shared development, so as to add new impetus to BRICS cooperation.
The Chinese leader stressed keeping industrial and supply chains safe and unclogged.
He expressed the hope that business leaders will actively participate in building the BRICS Partnership on New Industrial Revolution, strengthen cooperation on digital economy, smart manufacturing, clean energy and low-carbon technology, and support the industrial restructuring and upgrading in BRICS countries.
Cooperation should also be advanced in fields of energy, food, infrastructure and skill training to ensure that more benefits of development will reach everyone in a more equitable way, he added.
(With input from Agencies)