Global Leaders on the Belt and Road Initiative,
1st Edition

Sun Chao

ISBN-13: 9789814922739 | ISBN-10: 9814922730

Copyright 2021

| Published 2020

| 440 pages

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SUN Chao is currently head of the Belt and Road Ambassador Interview Program and founder of the New Silk Road Network; associate senior editor at the Development Research Center of the State Council; and adjunct professor at Shenzhen University and mentor at Renmin University Business School and Beijing Jiaotong University. Sun has strong hands-on international working experience including the International Monetary Fund, the United Nations, Time Inc., and the Wall Street Journal. Her academic pursuits have also taken her around the world, from Nankai University and Tsinghua University in China to Nanyang Technological University in Singapore to the University of Maryland, College Park and Harvard University in the United States. In 2008, as the youngest editor-in-chief of China Economic Report, Sun became the only Chinese female leader selected to participate in the Fortune–US Department of State Global Women’s Mentor program, where she was mentored by Ann Moore, the first-ever female CEO of Time Inc. In 2019, she was selected for the inaugural Caixin Global Young Leaders Forum.

  • Includes full color photographs of all interviewees—ambassadors and global leaders
  • Presents the diverse views of international organizations and partner countries from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Central Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa toward China’s Belt and Road Initiative
  • Outlines the current achievements and future plans of the Belt and Road Initiative in various countries

Table of Contents

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Foreword 1
Foreword 2
1 The Dream of Turkey—Interview with Ali Murat Ersoy,
Ambassador of Turkey to China (September 1, 2016)
2 A Happy Small Country Israel—Interview with Matan Vilnai,
Ambassador of Israel to China (October 10, 2016)
3 Build the Asia-Pacific Free Trade Area and Achieve
Worldwide Expansion and Opening-up—Interview
with Stanley Loh, Ambassador of Singapore to China
(September 20, 2016)
4 The Soul of Poland—Interview with Miroslaw Gajewski,
Ambassador of Poland to China (October 17, 2016)
5 Pakistan’s Vision 2025 and the China–Pakistan Economic
Corridor—Interview with Masood Khalid, Ambassador of
Pakistan to China (October 24, 2016)
6 The Kite of Peace—Interview with Janan Mosazai,
Ambassador of Afghanistan to China (December 13, 2016)
7 Silk City and the Kuwait Vision 2035—Interview with
Sameeh Essa Johar Hayat, Ambassador of Kuwait to China
(January 10, 2017)
8 The Heaviness of Czech—Interview with Bedrich Kopecky,
Ambassador of the Czech Republic to China (January 17,
9 The Radiating Power of Bahrain—Interview with Anwar
Alabdulla, Ambassador of Bahrain to China (February 15,
10 The Starting Point of the Silk Road Economic Belt—
Interview with Shakhrat Nuryshev, Ambassador of
Kazakhstan to China (February 22, 2017)
11 Spain Is Light—Interview with Manuel Valencia,
Ambassador of Spain to China (February 23, 2017)
12 A New Way of Global Governance and Multilateral
Engagement—Interview with Agi Veres, Country Director
of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in
China (April 26, 2017)
13 State-to-State Relations Thrive When There Is Friendship
Between the Peoples—Interview with Dang Minh Khoi,
Ambassador of Vietnam to China (May 4, 2017)
14 My Thirteen Years in China—Interview with Abdullah Saleh
Al Saadi, Ambassador of Oman to China (May 9, 2017)
15 The First Arab Gulf Country Establishing Full Diplomatic
Relationship with China—Interview with Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Prince and Minister of
Al-Diwan Al-Amiri Affairs of Kuwait (May 13, 2017)
16 Providing Financing Support and Solutions for the Belt and
Road Initiative—Interview with Mattia Romani, Managing
Director of Economics, Policy and Governance of the
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (May
17, 2017)
17 Suez Canal Economic Zone Coincides with the Belt and
Road Initiative—Interview with Osama Elmagdoub,
Ambassador of Egypt to China (June 29, 2017)
18 The Hambantota Port Is an Important Node along the
Belt and Road—Interview with Karunasena Kodituwakku,
Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China (August 4, 2017)
19 Join Hands and Work Together for Mutual Benefit and
Win-Win Cooperation—Interview with Zhang Wencai, Vice
President of the Asian Development Bank (September 30,
20 China’s Unique Development Path—Interview with Zhu
Xian, Vice President and COO of the New Development
Bank (November 8, 2017)
21 The Strengthening of Academic and Scientific Cooperation
Is Considered a Priority for My Country—Interview with
Dhia Khaled, Ambassador of Tunisia to China (November
14, 2017)
22 Forum on China–Africa Cooperation is One of the Best
Examples of South–South Cooperation—Interview with
Dolana Msimang, Ambassador of South Africa to China
(October 6, 2018)
23 The Largest Economy in Africa—Interview with Baba
Ahmad Jidda, Ambassador of Nigeria to China (October 23,
24 An Innovation Partner of the Belt and Road Initiative—
Interview with Zvi Heifetz, Ambassador of Israel to China
(October 30, 2018)
25 Ghana, Beyond Aid—Interview with Edward Boateng,
Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to China (November
14, 2018)
26 The Leader in Digital Economy and E-commerce in
Southeast Asia—Interview with Djauhari Oratmangun,
Ambassador of Indonesia to China (November 19, 2018)
27 The Post-oil Era—Interview with Ali Obaid Al Dhaheri,
Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to China
(November 22, 2018)
28 Thailand 4.0—Interview with Piriya Khempon, Ambassador
of Thailand to China (February 13, 2019)
29 The Ethiopia–Djibouti Railway Is Our Lifeline—Interview
with Teshome Toga Chanaka, Ambassador of Ethiopia to
China (February 28, 2019)
30 The First Developed Country in Europe to Sign the BRI
Memorandum of Understanding with China—Interview
with Leonidas Rokanas, Ambassador of Greece to China
(March 15, 2019)
31 Joining the China–Africa Financial Cooperation Consortium
for Deep, Multifaceted Partnership—Interview with Ahmed
Shide, Minister of Finance of Ethiopia (April 29, 2019)
32 Great Stone Industrial Park—China’s Largest Overseas
Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone—Interview with
Rudy Kiryl, Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to China
(June 4, 2019)
33 New Development of China–Japan Relations in the Reiwa
Era—Interview with Noriyuki Shikata, Envoy Extraordinary
and Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Chief of Mission,
Embassy of Japan in China (July 10, 2019)
34 Committed to Making the EU–China Partnership More
Dynamic—Interview with Basil Vasilică Constantinescu,
Ambassador of Romania to China (August 22, 2019)
35 The First Country to Establish Diplomatic Relations with
New China—Interview with Andrey Denisov, Ambassador
of the Russian Federation to China (August 28, 2019)
36 Bring Chinese Wisdom to the Global System—Interview
with Nicolas Chapuis, Ambassador of the European Union
to China (September 24, 2019)

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