China-proposed BRI to benefit all participating countries: Malaysian PM

Visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said here on Monday that the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will benefit all participating countries.

The BRI, a reference to the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, was proposed by China in 2013 with the aim of building a trade, investment, and infrastructure network connecting Asia with Europe and Africa along the ancient trade routes.

So far, 126 countries and 29 international organizations have signed up to the initiative.

In full: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1163503.shtml

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