Pandemic far from over, but winter cannot stop arrival of spring: Xi Jinping

Calling for higher worldwide cooperation, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday mentioned the pandemic is far from over regardless of preliminary progress made by the world in combating Covid-19, but asserted that “winter cannot stop the arrival of spring”.

In a particular tackle on the World Economic Forum’s on-line Davos Agenda Summit, Jinping additionally mentioned the pandemic needs to be an excuse for reversing beneficial properties from globalisation and promised additional opening up of the Chinese financial system.

“Guided by science, reason and humanitarian spirit, the world has achieved initial progress in fighting Covid-19,” the president mentioned.

“That said, the pandemic is far from over… But, winter cannot stop the arrival of spring, and darkness can never shroud the light of dawn,” he mentioned.

He additional mentioned there’s a have to steadiness Covid-19 responses with financial growth.

“We need to shift the driving forces and growth models of the global economy and improve its structure,” he mentioned.

He additionally known as for abandoning “ideological prejudice” in an effort to collectively observe a path of peaceable coexistence, mutual profit, and win-win cooperation.

“Difference in itself is no cause for alarm. What does ring the alarm is arrogance, prejudice and hatred,” he mentioned.

President Xi mentioned containing coronavirus is crucial process earlier than the world, and in addition no matter it takes, all should work collectively in direction of reviving the worldwide financial system.

He known as for scaling up international cooperation, together with for vaccine distribution in all international locations.

China will work in direction of increasing financial cooperation and additional opening up its financial system and the pandemic shouldn’t be an excuse for reversing the beneficial properties of globalisation, he mentioned.

The Chinese president additionally known as for closing the divide between developed and growing international locations.

“Equal rights, equal opportunities and equal rules should be strengthened so that all countries will benefit from the opportunities and fruits of development,” he mentioned.

Asserting that China believes in resolving all disputes by means of mutual dialogue, he mentioned China will additional deepen South-South Cooperation and can pursue pleasant and cooperative relations with all international locations.

Urging everybody to work in direction of “one shared future for humanity”, he mentioned, “We need to stand united and work together. We have seen time and again, that together with our neighbours we all prosper and going alone is never beneficial. Let multilateralism light our way.”

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