|Wang Yi: China Is Well Prepared and Waiting for Distinguished Guests from Various Countries to the Beautiful "Amoy Island"|
On August 30, 2017, Foreign Minister Wang Yi noted in a briefing for Chinese and foreign media held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Ninth BRICS Summit and Dialogue between Emerging Market Economies and Developing Countries that during last year, centering on the mainline of Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future, China has been striving to promote economic and practical cooperation among BRICS countries for new breakthroughs, push forward political and security cooperation for new progress, and push people-to-people and cultural exchanges and cooperation for becoming new pillars, which have formed a new pattern of "three-wheel drive" of economy, politics and people-to-people and cultural engagement. China not only successfully held the BRICS Leaders' Informal Meeting in Hamburg, but also the meeting of High Representatives for Security Issues, Foreign Ministers' Meeting, and the Sherpa Meeting in succession, as well as other 84 meetings and events on finance, economy, trade, science, technology, industry, culture, education, environment and other fields, in which there were 22 meetings above the ministerial level, altogether reaching over 60 cooperation agreements and consensus. There are various and colorful activities throughout the "Year of China" for BRICS, which well prepared for the meeting in Xiamen, laid sound foundation for the success of the meeting, as well as injected strong vitality into the second "Golden Decade" of BRICS cooperation. China, as well as Xiamen, has made full preparations. The beautiful "Amoy Island" is looking forward to the arrival of distinguished guests from various countries.