KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 10 (Bernama) -- The Silk Road Maritime International Cooperation Forum (SRMF) was recently held by the People's Government of Fujian Province in Xiamen, China.
Themed, ‘Sharing Prosperity through Cooperation and Connectivity’, the forum brought together hundreds of participants from several countries, including China, Egypt, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore and Serbia.
The two-day forum aims to promote maritime transport connectivity along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, according to a statement.
It also aims to enhance the exchange and cooperation within the port and shipping industries related to the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and improve liberalisation and facilitation of investment and trade.
The Blue Paper on the Construction of Silk Road Maritime (2019), focusing on international cooperation on building silk road maritime, was issued by the China Economic Information Service during the forum.
The forum focused on achieving shared prosperity through enhancing cooperation and promoting connectivity. Experts from different organisations believed that the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road could bring opportunities along the Belt and Road.