Wuzhen, Nov 7. -China urged the peaceful use of the Internet and its application to stimulate and ensure the equitable progress and welfare of the international community.
In a message to the 5th World Internet Congress, which is being held until Friday in Wuzhen, the eastern province of Zhejiang, President Xi Jinping also called for the prevention of the use of cyberspace for offensive purposes in order to ensure peace and stability in this field and in the world.
More than 1,500 government officials, digital industry entrepreneurs and experts in the field, as well as academicians and press professionals from 70 countries attend the conclave in the millenary Wuzhen.
This year it is celebrated under the slogan “Creating a digital world for mutual trust and collective direction - towards a community with a shared future in cyberspace”.
The participants focused their exchanges on important issues such as artificial intelligence, 5G, large data, cyber security and the Digital Belt and Silk Initiative, among others.
Huang Kunming, Minister of the Propaganda and Media Directorate of the Chinese Communist Party, after reading the President's message, pointed out that cyberspace is a common space of humanity, and its future development must be in the hands of all nations for progress.
Huang also called for promoting mutual trust and joint leadership in the use of the Internet as guarantors of security and fostering development.
Another forum will be dedicated to China-US relations in cyberspace, the transformation of media in the Internet age and a ministerial meeting will discuss how to bridge the digital gap between countries. (Taken from Prensa Latina)