[Live Updates] Beijing horticultural expo kicks off on Sunday

Updated: 2019-04-28 20:55:03
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President Xi said the Belt and Road Initiative must be a road for openness and development and it must also be a path of green development. He said that this is an important consensus reached by the participants of the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. China is willing to work with other countries to build a beautiful earth and a community of shared destiny.



20:39

President Xi said that only by working together can countries effectively address global environmental issues such as climate change, marine pollution and biological protection and achieve the goal of sustainable development of the United Nations in 2030. He said that building a beautiful home is the common dream of mankind. Faced with the challenges of the ecological environment, human beings are a community of shared destiny and no country can stand alone.


20:34

President Xi called on people to protect the ecological environment just like they were protecting their eyes and like they were treating life. He believed that the construction of ecological civilization should have five "pursuits", namely, pursuing harmony between man and nature, pursuing green development and prosperity, pursuing love for nature, pursuing the spirit of scientific governance, and pursuing a cooperative response.



20:33

In his speech, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that the theme of the Beijing World Garden Expo is "Live Green, Live Better", which aims to promote respect for nature, integration into nature and the pursuit of a better life. The expo park in Beijing is a reflection of the natural scenery of lakes and mountains. He hopes that the green development concept embodied by the expo can be transmitted to all corners of the world.



20:25

The Expo will hold more than 2,500 cultural events in addition to colorful flower horticultural exhibitions. It is worth noting that the expo will also be a stage for displaying the latest scientific and technological development. Artificial intelligence and big data are widely used. Tourists from the world will experience the charm of scientific and technological progress and the convenience it brings.



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The theme of Beijing World Garden Expo 2019 is "Live Green, Live Better."  During the 162-day conference period, 110 countries and international organizations will participate in the exhibition. More than 120 unofficial exhibitors from around China will also participate.
20:19
The opening ceremony of the 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition is now underway. Chinese President Xi Jinping, leaders and special envoys from 11 country, heads of relevant international organizations, international exhibitors, global business people and renowned experts in Horticulture are attending.
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The 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition gets underway in Beijing on Sunday evening, April 28, 2019. 


Chinese President Xi Jinping will address the opening ceremony.

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[Live Audio] Beijing horticultural expo kicks off on Sunday

The 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition gets underway in Beijing on Sunday evening, April 28, 2019. Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses the opening ceremony.

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