On November 2nd, 39 senior editors from 37 media outlets from 19 countries in Europe, Asia, and North Africa participated in the second phase of the "The Belt and Road Initiative" news alliance. Fang Jiangshan, deputy editor-in-chief of People’s Daily, attended and awarded the certificate of completion. In the previous week, Global Times reporters followed some members of this interview – 28 from Europe, Asia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, etc. Media people from 27 mainstream media in the country embarked on a journey to explore "The Belt and Road Initiative" - "The Island of Youth" Qingdao, "The Ancient Capital of the Six Dynasties" Nanjing and "Paradise on Earth" Suzhou. On the way, the reporter deeply felt the visit. The members of the class are fascinated by "China's wisdom", Chinese culture and the expectation of "The Belt and Road Initiative".
"'The Belt and Road Initiative' has far-reaching philosophical implications"
The enthusiasm of the visiting members for "The Belt and Road Initiative" is first reflected in the yearning for interconnection. In the Suzhou Industrial Park Planning Exhibition Center, there is a dynamic map of the industrial park serving the construction of "The Belt and Road Initiative". Ukrainian "Economist" deputy editor-in-chief Andrei Buzrov and Uzbekistan "People's Speech" newspaper coordinator Ruslan Kenzafi, while pointing his finger at the picture "The Belt and Road Initiative "Important cities along the line, while discussing something enthusiastically in Russian. When the Global Times reporter asked Kenzaev what topic to talk about, this seemingly awkward Uzbek reporter said: "History and reality are There are coincidences. We found on this map that there is a considerable overlap between the historical Silk Road and the current Silk Road economic belt, but the route that the historical Silk Road passes is only the current silk. A branch of the economic belt. This is a major branch."
Kenzafi has a lot of research on the ancient Silk Road. He said that in history, this part of China's journey to Uzbekistan was the first section of the Silk Road. At that time, the trade between China and Uzbekistan was mainly to buy and sell horses. The horse assumed the role of an important means of transportation. Kenzaev said: "Now China has carried out a large amount of cargo exchange with countries along the route through the platform of 'The Belt and Road Initiative'. In this sense, this The coincidence of history and reality has far-reaching philosophical implications."
Belarus is the only place for Eurasian land transportation. This made Ivan Sinishkin, the deputy director and deputy editor-in-chief of the Belarusian Publishing Group, interested in the "China-Belarus Boulder Industrial Park" marked on the map. It is understood that at the beginning of the establishment of the Jushi Industrial Park, it was clearly proposed to learn the successful experience of the Suzhou Industrial Park. Therefore, the industrial park is also known as the "Belarus version" of the Suzhou Industrial Park. Ivan told the Global Times reporter: "Last year The Chinese investment in the Zhongbai Boulder Industrial Park reached 1 billion U.S. dollars, and the total investment amount this year is 2 billion U.S. dollars. This has a great effect on the economic and development of Belarus." He said that the establishment of "China" The Belarusian Boulder Industrial Park "can make Belarus a very important center along the line of "The Belt and Road Initiative", connecting China and Europe. In addition, this industrial park can also give infrastructure, housing construction and economic and trade aspects. Belarus has brought great development.
“Silk represents the past and symbolizes the future”
The enthusiasm of the visiting members on "The Belt and Road Initiative" is reflected in the fascination with Chinese culture. Dimitrif from Russia's Tass is a journalist specializing in cultural reports, along the way, he Holding a notebook and doing the record seriously. When encountering Chinese cultural elements that he had never touched before, the tall handsome guy is almost obsessed.
At the Suzhou Art Center in Suzhou Industrial Park, the visiting class members watched a rehearsal of a Chinese national ballet called "Xishi" in the rehearsal hall of the Suzhou Ballet.The dance drama uses Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony as the background music, and uses a couple of "Xishi" and "Wu Wang" to dance the king's rights in the history of Chinese history, love and hate, and Xi Shi's personal sadness. Thoroughly.This form of ballet performance with the core of Chinese history makes Dimitri a refreshing one.After the performance, he stayed in the same place and was not willing to leave. He took the artistic director and director of the show, Pan Jiabin, and asked in detail about the historical background of the ballet and how to combine Chinese historical stories, traditional music and other elements. Western ballet is so well combined."
"The introduction of China's high-speed rail, this plan is very feasible!"
The enthusiasm of the visiting members to "The Belt and Road Initiative" is also reflected in the eagerness for China's scientific and technological achievements. The high-speed rail is a "business card" for "China Zhizhi" going overseas. The Global Times reporter follow-up class The members came to CRRC Sifang Co., Ltd. in Qingdao, and when they had a close contact with the "national business card" that China went out on behalf of "Revival" and "Harmony", they personally felt how crazy their love for China's high-speed rail was.
In the manufacturing workshop of CRRC Sifang, several active trainees went straight to the assembled "Revival" locomotive, touched the front of the locomotive, and excitedly changed their postures to take photos with them.When the lecturer Sun Wei began to explain, the members of the visiting class gathered around and listened to the introduction while keeping recording in the notebook.“Is the key part of the high-speed train capable of self-production?” “Is the technology research and development done by your own company?” “How many trains did you produce last year? How many years is the life of a train?” The media people of the country have raised various specific and professional questions for Sun Wei, and everyone hopes to get more knowledge about China's high-speed rail from here.