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From tech to transportation, China’s Belt and Road Initiative is lighting the way across industries to create new opportunities and development alternatives for partner countries worldwide

By Yu Xiaodong Updated Dec.1

Pictured is a solar, thermal and photovoltaic composite project in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 15, 2023. The project was built by a consortium that includes China’s Shanghai Electric Group Corp

A journalist and two train conductors take a selffe at the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), Mombasa, Kenya on May 31, 2017, as passenger service on the 480-kilometer railway linking Mombasa Port and capital Nairobi is put into operation. The railway was built by China Road and Bridge Corp (Photo by Xinhua)

Pictured is a construction site of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), a major infrastructure project under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Kelantan, Malaysia, April 26, 2023. Built by China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), the project will link the less-developed eastern coastal regions of Malaysia to the country’s economic heartland on its west coast. (Photo by Xinhua)

Pictured is the port of Piraeus, Greece’s largest port, September 21, 2018. China’s COSCO Shipping Corporation holds a 67 percent stake in the port (Photo by VCG)

A China-Europe freight train arrives in Shanghai after a 20-day journey from Duisburg, Germany, October 11, 2023. The train carried exhibits for the 6th China International Import Expo, which will be held in Shanghai from November 5-10 (Photo by Xinhua)

This photo taken in 2018 shows the Sukkur-Multan section of the 1,152 kilometer-long Peshawar-Karachi Motorway (PKM) in Pakistan, the largest infrastructure project along the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The project was undertaken by the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and was delivered to Pakistan in December 2020