"It focuses on upgrading the infrastructure connectivity, alignment of strategies, providing material, institutional and spiritual public products to the world so as to promote common development and prosperity of all countries. The initiative has not only drawn worldwide attention, but has also received positive responses and active participation from neighboring countries."
A fossil of a human finger found by British archaeologists in Saudi Arabia supports a theory long held by Chinese researchers that modern humans left Africa and migrated to China tens of thousands of years earlier than previously thought.
It is a concept put forward by China but it belongs to and is being built by all countries in this region, said Luo.
The president advised officials to be fearless, courageous, and have faith and determination to succeed as a nation.
The researchers used computerized tomography - or CT - scanning to confirm the bone was human, followed by a process known as uranium series dating to narrow down its age.