Malcolm Roughead, chief executive of VisitScotland, said: "The future of Scottish tourism lies beyond our shores. … China is a hugely important emerging international market and this mission will provide our partners with an excellent platform to speak directly to the top travel professionals in some of the country’s most valuable outbound regions."
This is much needed, because even though it upholds the principles of mutual respect, equality, mutual benefits and win-win results in providing foreign assistance, the lack of information about its aid has left room for suspicions to be raised about its motives. Some critics in the West accuse it of being a “rogue donor”, claiming it uses aid to support authoritarian regimes in return for access to their countries’ natural resources
Shanghai Cooperation Organization was born in China and the Qingdao Summit will be the first one after the SCO admitted new members. The nation welcomes the SCO back to China and expects it to embark on a new journey in Qingdao, said Wang.
By taking part in the activities, visitors get the opportunity to know their culture better. For example, a special wooden hammer that is used to make ciba, a snack of glutinous rice, and is hardly seen in Chinese cities these days, can be viewed at the fair.
On Tuesday, a report made by Chaoyang District People's Court said that it heard 188 such lawsuits from January 2015 to March this year; Haidian District People's Court concluded 55 such cases between January 2016 and February this year.
"Electricity infrastructure construction has become one of the most active sectors to promote the Belt and Road Initiative," he said.
"It is not an organ of power, nor a decision-making organ. It is an important platform for all Chinese political parties, social organizations and people from all ethnic groups and all sectors of society to work together and participate in the deliberation of State affairs in a democratic manner."