China’s top legislator Zhang Dejiang has delivered a speech at the Summit on Belt and Road, emphasizing the importance of Hong Kong’s role in the Belt and Road Initiative.
Speaking at the summit, Zhang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, said Hong Kong is the key link for the Belt and Road.
Zhang said the central government has made it a major policy to support Hong Kong’s participation in the Belt and Road development.
He also said the central government attaches great importance to Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability, and its role in the national strategy.
Zhang encouraged Hong Kong to take more active part in the national development strategy by responding to the Belt and Road Initiative.