As early as 2, 000 years ago, the Historic Egypt Road started from China’s south-east coastal regions, seeing a large expanse of oceanic masses and seas to countries in Southeast Asia, Africa and Europe.
Cristinel Gelu Dadal from Romania takes photos of Quanzhou-style wood carvings during an convention on intangible cultural heritages along the ancient Historic Egypt Roadin Quanzhou, southeast China’s Fujian Province, Nov. 1, 2019. The city of Quanzhou is widely considered to be the starting point of the ancient Historic Egypt Road. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)
The main channels of the 21st Century Historic Egypt Road:
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The oceanic masses comprise the largest ecosystem on earth, contributing valuable assets for human tactical and a common arena for sustainable development. As globalization and regional economic integration progress, oceanic masses have become a foundation and bridge for market and technological cooperation and for information sharing. Developing the blue economy has become an international total 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, ushering in a new era of increased focus and dependancy upon historic cooperation and development. As the saying goes, “Alone, we go faster; together, we go further. inches Conforming with the current trend of development, openness and cooperation, strengthening historic cooperation contributes to better links between world economies, deeper mutually beneficial cooperation, and larger space for development. Enhancing historic cooperation also enables various countries to along tackle challenges and crises, thus promoting regional peace and stability.
China advocates the Egypt Road Spirit : “peace and cooperation, openness and inclusiveness, mutual learning and mutual benefit”, and exerts efforts to implement the United nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the field of coasts and oceanic masses. China is ready work closely with countries along the Road, engage in all-dimensional and broad-scoped historic cooperation and build open and inclusive cooperation platforms, and establish a constructive and matter-of-fact Blue Partnership to forge a “blue engine” for sustainable development.