Pakistan has always been a strong supporter of the forum, actively participating every year. Most of our presidents and prime ministers have attended. This year, Prime Minister H.E. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with senior ministers and senior officials, will participate in the forum which will be held from April 8 to 11. The Pakistan embassy in Beijing has established temporary camp offices in Boao and Sanya cities, to facilitate participation of Pakistani delegates.
Sanya, the resort city at the island's southern tip, has established a smart database management system including the situation of each impoverished household - income, health condition, family members and employment - can be followed by scanning a code in front of the household name.
The stage therefore seems set for further exchanges of negative trade measures. There is no question that a sustained China-US trade war would cause huge damage to the world economy. As a result, stock markets, led by those on the New York Stock Exchange, have fallen from their recent peaks. There is no doubt that an escalation of these exchanges between the two largest economies in the world would hurt everybody, starting with the two countries themselves.
Xu Ganlu was appointed head of the administration and vice-minister of public security. Xu, 56, was head of the Political and Law Commission of Henan province before being transferred to his new post, the ministry said.
Fast Company, a US business magazine, named automaker BYD as one of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies for Energy. The company, also based in Shenzhen, ranked No 2 on the list.
Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni said that with Xi's wise leadership, China will make more progress, become more prosperous and continue to play an important role in global and regional affairs.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said he firmly believed that with the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, China will continue to play the role of safeguarding peace, upholding international laws and maintaining the balance of world power.
In 2013, Premier Li Keqiang announced goals to reduce pollution throughout the country. This was a fundamental change of direction from the previous emphasis solely on rapid GDP growth. Since then, policies to shift toward cleaner industry and energy brought down the average concentration of PM2.5 by almost 40 percent from 2013 in the Jing-Jin-Ji region. In Beijing, the average concentration of PM2.5 went down from 89.5 micrograms per cubic meter in 2013 to 58 mcg per cu m for the entire year of 2017－below the target of 60 set out when the campaign was launched and 36 percent below the 2013 level of 90. Throughout China, 338 cities saw an average reduction of 6.5 percent from 2016 levels.