Xu Nanping

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology of China

Xi Jinping’s congratulatory message to the Forum points out that desertification control is important for the development of human civilization. This is why China has actively deepened the alignment between the Belt and Road Initiative and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Seventh Forum on the themed “Greening Belt and Road, Building Ecological Civilization” centers on major issues including cooperation on desert control and desert eco-technological innovation, bringing every attendee on board. The Forum serves as an important move to promote the Belt and Road Initiative and achieve the goals of the 2030 Agenda.