Global Silk Road Forum Will Be Held in Astana in July
2 April 2018
EIRNS—On July 3-4, 2018, Astana, Kazakhstan, will host the forum "Global Silk Road," Director of the International Secretariat G-Global Serik Nugerbekov confirmed.
"This forum is devoted to the 5th anniversary of the One Belt, One Road initiative and the 20th anniversary of Astana," he told the round table "Kazakhstan and China in the New Epoch of Interaction" at the Kazakh Embassy in China, Kazinform reported on March 28. He said that the Global Silk Road Forum agenda will include a forum to bring together the mayors of cities along the Silk Road, for further communication and cooperation.
"We thank the scientists of the People’s Republic of China, the Russian Federation and 30 other countries for the support. We propose to continue the trend of bringing representatives of different fields together for cooperation," Nugerbekov said, Global Times reported yesterday.
There is also a proposal that the Silk Road Science Academy created in Kazakhstan will seek to unite experts of the Silk Road countries engaged in various fields.