习近平强调,中国同中东国家联系越来越紧密。Executivesfromcentralandlocalindustryandcommercefederations,andprivatecompaniesattendtheconferenceinBeijingonMarch21,2017.[Photoprovidedtochinadaily.com.cn]Thevalueofnewly-signedcontractshasreached$126billion,withChineseprivatecompaniesplayingamoreimportantroleininvestmenttosupporttheBeltandRoadinitiative,accordingtoaconferenceheldbytheChinaFederationofIndustryandCommerceinBeijingonMarch21.That"sontopofthe$1.45millionalreadypumpedintothe53countriesandregionsalongtheBeltandRoadbyChinain2016.PrivatecompaniesfromdifferentfieldsaroundthecountrysharedtheirinvestmentexperiencesinBeltandRoadcountriesattheconference.Conductingin-depthduediligence,especiallywiththeassistanceofprofessionalthirdpartyinstitutions,iscriticalinpreventinginvestmentrisks,saidNanCunhui,chairmanofChintGroup,acompanyfocusingonindustrialelectricalequipmentproductionandcleanenergyfields.Localizingtheoperation,includingpurchasinglocalplants,recruitinglocalemployeesandcooperatingwithenterprisesindestinationcountriesarealleffectivemeasurestoavoidtradebarriersandincreasecompetencies.Resourceintegrationcanalsopushforwardsupply-sidereformathome,addedthechairman.MostBeltandRoadcountrieshaveunder-developedagricultureproduction,andtheynotonlydemandgoodsandtechnologiesfromChina,butalsointegratedsolutions.AsLinYinsun,chairmanofagriculturalcompanyZhengbangGroupsaid,thecompanypromotedan"enterprise+farmer"modeandtransferredlocalfamilyworkshopstofactoriesinAngola,Egypt,andBangladesh,andearnedsupportfromthetribechieftotheAgricultureSecretaryinthesecountries.IndustryandcommercefederationsnationwidealsoplayakeypartinassistingsmoothandeffectiveexplorationofprivatecompaniesinBeltandRoadcountries.LeiYuanjiang,chairmanoftheIndustryandCommerceFederationinEastChina"sJiangxiprovince,saidtheycompiledBeltandRoaddocumentsforitsmemberenterprises,andestablishedaBeltandRoadservicecenterinOctober2015.TheFederationformedanallianceinDecember2016tomanageenterprisebehaviorandpreventviciouscompetitioninoverseascountries,whichhasattracted126membercompaniestodate.TheFederationalsoestablishedconnectionswith54federationsinBeltandRoadcountriesandregionsandsignedcooperationagreementswith22ofthem.AccordingtoZhengYuewen,chairmanoftheChinaInternationalChamberofCommerceforthePrivateSector,theChamberhascompletedsigningMOUswithfederationsinBeltandRoadcountries,andplanstobringtogetherleadersofchambersinBeltandRoadcountriesforanannualsummitstartingthisyear.WangQinmin,chairmanoftheChinaFederationofIndustryandCommercealsopointedoutpitfallsforprivatecompaniesinvesting,includingweaklegalconsciousnessandriskawareness,anddisorderlyinvestment.TheFederationplanstoestablisharegistrationmechanismforBeltandRoadcountryinvestmentandputitonlineinJunethisyear.如果不能通过,就不得变更募资用途。

升级“骨灰级”航母,难度不小在李杰看来,俄军要对这艘“骨灰级”航母进行脱胎换骨式的升级改造,难度大、成本高。应该说,朝方的建议是合理的,却遭到了韩美尤其是美国的拒绝。  “救急”可期资金面紧日子未完  度过异常紧张的周一之后,周二,借资金、平头寸依然是银行间市场的主旋律。

其中,海辰药业披露了资管计划的委托人情况,4个资管计划的委托人共计4位自然人。《公报》显示,2016年全国海洋生产总值70507亿元,比上年增长6.8%,海洋生产总值占国内生产总值的9.5%,我国海洋产业继续保持稳步增长。未来期望央行投放巨额流动性不现实,资金面已很难再现持续宽松。

2016年12月9日,中央情报局的消息透露,认为克里姆林宫曾试图泄露希拉里克林顿和民主党的不利信息,帮助唐纳德川普竞选美国总统,并发现俄罗斯支持的黑客确实向维基解密泄露了民主党全国委员会的电子邮件,但没有泄露共和党全国委员会的信息。它缘起于光绪年间,是名医王清新专为清宫创制的秘技。李金暄(时任宁德地委办政研室副主任):最突出的就是机关干部里面有乱建房的苗头,买地、砍木材、拿三材(钢材、木材、水泥),这个多少都会影响到群众,群众一包、两包水泥都买不到,你能够拿这么多指标去建房,当然老百姓就有意见了。

该供应商向乐天玛特提供粮油类产品,其在接受《证券日报》记者采访时表示,“不知道后续乐天玛特经营计划如何,讨要货款后将打算终止与乐天玛特合作。如高洪所说:“一个域外国家,试图与南海国家勾连,当然值得关注。|||本报北京3月21日电(记者孙秀艳)3月15日至18日,由环境保护部会同北京、天津、河北、山西、山东、河南环境保护部门组成的18个督查组继续对216个重点城市大气污染治理工作开展专项督查,累计检查部门、单位或企业869个,发现环境问题202个。

积极推进全区各地党委、政府在重点旅游城市、特色旅游名县、全域旅游创建示范单位建立旅游警察、旅游巡回法庭、旅游工商分局、人民调解委员会,进一步整合力量,规范旅游市场秩序,提升旅游综合服务水平。《今日经济通讯社》近日称。”国家行政学院教授汪玉凯对中新网记者分析。

像海底捞等企业,虽然运营成本较高,但发展比较稳健,并且赢得了市场。2017-03-1614:56:31这就好比为每个节气按照平均气温设定一个预值,最后得出来的就是大寒。  根据本田中国最新产销数据,2月份,本田思域销售13010辆,相比去年同期2387辆,同比剧增445%,相比今年1月11517辆环比增长13%。

正是朴槿惠政府的外交无能,才导致当前半岛局势的紧张。今后,在海外的中国公民除可继续拨打外交部全球领事保护与服务应急呼叫中心12308热线外,还可通过微信平台实时咨询和求助。在机场联系旅游网站客服要求退票时,客服回应,“退票是可以的,但是要有延误机证明”。

”今天在一长串空前壮观的赞助名单之后,UCCA在这一“例外状态”中依然保持着推动当代文化传播与发展理念的初心,并在中国与世界剧烈转变时期,肩负着向公众展示全球化的语境下中国面貌的责任。不过,并非所有领域都可以“免责”,例如,杭州的规定中明确注明“重大安全责任事故除外”。中国电信、移动的终端门店形成强大资源,联想引入的几位管理层人士均在运营商终端、售后渠道有非常强的整合能力。

  这一研究作者表示,向出售包括S-400防空导弹系统及俄罗斯战斗机在内的俄罗斯武器使得美国的空军优势面临威胁。2017-03-1615:22:20实际上对云的变化现在已经产生了影响,一个最简单的例子就是在海洋上的邮轮,它经过的地方就会排放一些烟雾,研究排放以后它的轨迹,这个轨迹上的云,云的大小会减少,云滴会增多,显而易见,但是云整个的变化对全球的影响实际上这个是目前我们科学家面临最大的难题。根据《环球时报》记者的了解,并不像外界所猜测的“海军陆战队扩编即海军扩编”,包括水面主战舰艇、航母编队、核潜艇和两栖舰船在内的各种力量均会重点发展。

今年,协会将把工作孵化园的工作列为重点,在省妇联的指导下,把这个展示社会组织作用的“大舞台”做好,帮助更多的女大学生和创业者提高创业就业能力,实现她们创业就业梦想。朴槿惠成为继卢泰愚、全斗焕、卢武铉之后,韩国历史上第四名受到检方传唤的前总统。因绑定副号需要机主二次确认,犯罪嫌疑人利用已攻破的手机“云服务”平台的“回复短信”接口,在何先生不知情的情况下,完成主副卡绑定,使何先生手机号成为犯罪嫌疑人的副号。

近日,华润啤酒(控股)有限公司在香港公布2016年度业绩报告。以方愿积极参与一带一路框架下基础设施等合作。警方提醒广大商家,特别是沿街商铺,要注意防盗。

  研究人员指出:如果某个机器人意识到,第二个机器人发送其他信息,可以帮它更好地完成任务,那么这个机器人会准确地告诉第二个机器人如何修改信息来使得这些信息尽可能有用。经过详细摸排侦查,民警确定了该团伙的住处,并将团伙犯罪成员抓获。晚上还将举办“相约民歌湖畔·共眷天下民歌”南宁民歌湖周周演大型民歌专场演出,演出以融合多民族文化特点为原则,现场台上唱台下和,千人合唱、全民参与,打造出一场精彩的壮乡歌圩、民歌盛会。

  券商方面对新三板的态度也正发生微妙变化。  最后,犯罪嫌疑人再利用“云服务”的“销毁资料”功能,强迫受害者手机处于离网和关机状态,其间犯罪嫌疑人利用接收到的短信验证码,入侵何先生网络购物平台账号,用白条进行消费,再发起互联网贷款,将相关钱款通过何先生的银行卡转账到犯罪嫌疑人的账户中。  【环球时报综合报道】驻使馆22日发表声明,驳斥白俄有关乌公民可能参与白国内极端活动的指责。

Aboydrinkswaterfromapipe,inarebel-heldtownofDoumainSyriaonJune23,2016.[Photo/VCG]About650millionpeople,oronein10oftheworld"spopulation,havenoaccesstosafewater,puttingthematriskofinfectiousdiseasesandprematuredeath.Dirtywaterandpoorsanitationcancauseseverediarrheainchildren,killing900under-five-year-oldsadayacrosstheworld,accordingtoUnitedNationsestimates.WorldWaterDay,markedthisyearonMarch22,highlightsvariousconcernsabouttheworld"swaterresources.核潜艇是确保国家安全的战略力量,其战略核反击能力是维护国家安全的基石。连一些街头乞丐都通过支付宝接受数字化施舍。

李富根详细介绍了中国网、中国发展门户网、中国扶贫在线和南南减贫知识分享网站等四大平台在扶贫报道与国际合作方面的情况。2017-03-2011:02:07从生产端来看,数字创意产业发挥了非常独特的作用,中国经济在国际竞争中占据一席之地,对经济发展提出新的消费需求。  2月26日晚,深圳警方在大连经济开发区和金州区控制犯罪嫌疑人韩某、陈某、杨某,警方同时缴获笔记本电脑一台、作案手机若干部、20余张作案银行卡。

仙女们就记住一点,牛仔裤翻边越宽越时髦!你可以买这些LOEWE参考价RMB4488可以在barneys.com买到M.I.HJEANS参考价RMB1930可以在matchesfashion.com买到SJYP参考价RMB1795可以在ssense.com买到ASOS参考价RMB325可以在asos.com买到DSQUARED2参考价RMB5316可以在farfetch.com买到FRAME参考价RMB2672可以在net-a-porter.com买到Stylenanda参考价RMB311可以在stylenanda.com买到也可以自己动手把普通牛仔裤卷起来~记得越宽越时髦哦~好啦~不多说了,凡是牛仔裤的款式,一火就马上就会被哄抢。”之后,该公司人员以种种状况使时先生“违约”,之后以语言威胁和殴打等方式,逼迫时先生多次写下借条,并用他的银行卡反复做银行流水留下“证明”。英国交通大臣格雷林表示,“我们理解这些措施可能会造成困扰,我们与航空业界一起努力尽量把影响降到最低”。

他说。2017-03-2010:27:16《规划》发布之后,文化部还积极参与了《战略性新兴产业重点产品和服务指导目录(2016版)》编制工作,也是几易其稿,积极争取,最终将与数字技术密切相关诸多文化产业门类纳入到数字创意产业有关产品和服务目录当中,使这些产业门类得以切实享受到战略性新兴产业的系列配套政策。”阿依加玛丽说。

9·11恐怖袭击中的一些嫌犯就是从汉堡飞往美国的。上海天山一小附近的居民说,听说是被鱼丸噎住的。比如,公元前14世纪埃及的阿马尔那书信有青金石从两河流域运抵埃及的大量记载。

2017-03-2011:01:28数字创意产业在战略性新兴产业中发挥什么作用呢?最主要的是创造新供给、引领新消费这么一个重要作用。从那以后,原本被锁在日本核电站里的放射性物质铯和碘就顺着空气和水进入了地球的生态圈和食物链。  大开眼界创客文化进校园  作为2017四川创客大篷车校园行的首场活动,一辆经过改装的微型创客空间大篷车,前日开进石室中学初中学校。

希望各级民政部门在党委、政府的领导下,切实做好组织工作,认真落实岗位责任,积极提供良好服务,不断强化安全管理,努力营造清明祭扫平安、便利、文明、和谐的氛围。”图斯克当天再次将英国“脱欧”形容为“离婚”。  但是一项新的研究提出了一个精子运动的数学公式,这可能是未来治疗男性不育的方法。

上世纪八十年代开始,地铁屏蔽门在一些大城市,如巴黎、伦敦等被广泛应用。去年,刘洋投身进口食品行业,做起了日本零食代购,“竞争相当激烈”。中时电子报22日报道称,朝野立委在会议开始前轮番发言,时代力量党团要求与司法、经济、外交等委员会联席审查;但国民党团坚持直接询答、审查,否则就是打假球,并痛批民进党遮遮掩掩,不知道在挡什么;民进党团则称,此案已经不是台湾现在最重要的法案,国民党在此刻排案审查,无疑是要制造大绿、小绿之争,时代力量所提联席审查也有讨论空间。

如果从3月20日14:30分左右报出历史最高价算起,美图公司股价在短短7小时交易时间里大跌36.7%,市值蒸发357亿元,其董事长蔡文胜及其一致行动人的财富缩水超百亿。提高住房公积金贷款首付比例,缴存职工使用住房公积金贷款购买家庭首套普通住房的,最低首付款比例调整至30%;使用住房公积金贷款购买家庭第二套住房的,最低首付款比例调整至60%;停止向购买第三套及以上住房的缴存职工家庭发放住房公积金个人住房贷款。现在人们的关注点将会转到是否对朴槿惠进行拘捕上来,而是否批捕朴槿惠应根据其配合程度而定。

ZhanjiangishonoredasoneoffirstChinesepilotcitiesintheUnitedNation"s(UN)SustainableUrbanDevelopmentandLivableGardenCommunityProgram(SUC).[Photo/zhanjiang.gov.cn]Zhanjiangstartedtheinitiativeofdevelopingafootprintcity,spongecityandcircularcityin2014,dedicatedtoimprovingthehappinessoflocalsthroughreducingcarbonemissions,bettersewagetreatmentandorderlyrubbishcollection.AccordingtotheSUC,Zhanjiangwillreceiveprofessionalguidanceforthenextthreeyearsfromitsexpertteamongreentransportation,recyclingeconomyandenvironmentalprotection.InternationalcooperationaswellastheexperienceofotherpilotcitiesaroundtheglobewillhelpimproveZhanjiang"ssustainabledevelopment.显然也是注意到了这些问题的严重性。根据自治区的统一安排,以“壮族三月三·八桂嘉年华”的全新概念,激发壮乡传统节日的独特魅力,南宁市将开展丰富多彩的活动,展示民俗风情、文化魅力、传统体育等,进一步提升“壮族三月三”的美誉度和影响力。

那就是因衰老而再次开始使用纸尿裤的战后婴儿潮一代。学习贯彻习近平总书记系列重要论述精神充分认识文物事业对传承发展中华优秀传统文化的重要作用党的十八大以来,习近平总书记站在党和国家工作全局的战略高度,就弘扬中华优秀传统文化、加强文物工作发表了系列重要论述。团长汤连刚后来是这样回答媒体的:一个成熟的试飞员,不光是要能争取成功,更要能够面对失败。

民法总则的颁布标志着中国民法典时代的真正到来,中国人民一直以来的孜孜追求终于有望成真。一方面,是为了更好地传播信息。RidersscanofobikesinXi"an,Shaanxiprovince.Thebike-hirestartupisexperimentingwithadepositwaiversystemforusersinShanghaiandmayextendtheservicetoothercitiesinthecountry.[Photo/ChinaDaily]INWHATISBELIEVEDTOBEthecountry"sfirstcourtcaseagainstacompanyofferingashared-bicycleservice,a31-year-oldBeijingcitizenissuingOfo,oneofthecountry"sleadingbike-sharingcompanies,asheclaimsthathewasinjuredduetoafaultybikeherentedtwomonthsago,GuangzhouDailycommentedonTuesday:TheplaintiffclaimsthatOfoisresponsibleforinsufficientmaintenance,asheallegesthebrakesonthebikehehiredwerefaulty.Heisclaiming20,000yuan($2,900)ascompensationtocoverhismedicaltreatment,mentaldistressandtransportationcosts.Heisnotthefirstridertosolicitcompensationfrombike-sharingoperatorsinthecountryonthegroundsthatthebikestheyusedwerenotwellmaintained.Albeitmostclaimants"requestswereansweredandproperlydealtwithbythecompaniesconcerned,aroutineapproachtosituationslikethisisstillmissing.Accidentsinvolvingsharingbikes,whichhavebecomeverypopularinlessthanayear,willinevitablyincreaseasmorepeopleusethem.Thatwarrantsatailoredaccountabilitymechanismwhenitcomestotherespectiveresponsibilitiesofbothusersandthebike-sharingserviceproviders.Thebusinessmodelofstation-lessbikesisdesignedtohelpurbancommuterstravelthe"lastmile"moreefficiently.Toprotectusers"legalinterests,ensuringtheirbikesareinsatisfactoryconditionistheleastthebikeproviderscando.Admittedly,bigplayerssuchasMobikeandOfoarecoveredbyinsuranceandtheypledgetocompensateridersforanyinjuriesincurredwhileusingthebikes.Compensationisalsoavailableforpeopleinjuredbythoseusingthebikes.Sucheffortsarepraiseworthy,butnotenough.Theyshouldbeinstitutionalizedandstreamlinedinthewayinsuranceiscompulsoryforallvehicles.Bike-sharingserviceproviders,too,needlegalprotectionbecausetheyareatriskofbeingblackmailedbyunscrupuloususerswillingtogotogreatlengthstobecompensated.

”朱毅表示。画MSBB妆的人通常都有这样的共同点她们的皮肤看上去都有着自然健康的光泽感,皮肤不仅看起来自带磨皮效果,而且完全零妆感!那些年我们追过的五毛特效妆有哪些?1.五毛特效的美白妆传统的美白粉底,只强调视觉上的白,根本不考虑肌肤自身状态,涂抹在脸上显得很可怕,一点都不自然,跟五毛特效一样。AjobseekerfillsupanapplicationformatajobfairinWenxiancounty,Henanprovince.[XuHongxing/ForChinaDaily]Astheeconomyhasenteredintoaphaseofre-balancingfromemergingtomoresustainableandinclusivegrowth,whichiscalledthenewnormal,theChineselabormarketmightalsobefacedwithnewchallenges.Totalpopulationoftheworkingagehasshownnegativegrowthsince2011,whichmeanssupplyanddemandtendstobemorebalanced.Thisnaturallyleadstolesscompetitionwithinthelabormarketingeneral,whilefocusneedstobeonsolvingproblemsofemploymentstructureandfrictionalunemployment.Frictionalunemploymentisanacademicdefinitionmeaningwhenworkersleavetheirjobstofindbetterones.It"susuallyavoluntaryexit,butcanalsooccurfromalayofforterminationwithcause.Thetime,effortandexpensesittakestheworkertofindanewjobiscalledfriction.Whilethisfrictionproblemmightbeamorecommondifficultyamongbothauthoritiesandemployees,withthedeepeningofreformandadjustmentofeconomicstructureprocessingcomprehensively,attentionisneededrelatingtothreeaspectsofemploymentcontradiction:First,withthestructuralreformcontinuing,dealingwithover-capacityindustriesandshuttingdownzombiecompaniesnaturallyleadstoproblemsofstructuralandfrictionalunemploymentforemployeesintheseareas.Forexample,someworkersmightbenotbeabletomeetnewrequirementswhentransferringtonewpositions,letaloneinsomeruralareas,whenpoorerfarmersmaystrugglewiththelackofnecessaryworkskillsorqualifications.Second,forsomepartsofthepopulation,theimprovementofemploymentqualityiscriticallyindemand.Thispopulationreferstoflexibleemployees,especiallymigrantworkers,whichaccountsfor36percentoftotalurbanemployment,butonly40percentofthemhavesignedlaborcontracts.Theycan’tfullyenjoypublicservicesandtheirparticipationinsocialsecurityprogramshavealowrate.Manyofthemhavestrongmotivationtocomebacktoruralareasassoonastheyareover40yearsold.Thisisadangeroussignofurbanization’sreverse,whichwouldfurtherworsenthelaborshortage.Third,newpatternsofemploymentsuchasinformalemploymentareincreasing,whichwouldchallengethetraditionallaborrightsprotectionsystemthatusuallysecurestheserightsbasedontheworkunit.Howtobroadenthebenefitcoverageforinformalemployeesisanissuethatbothersmanycountriesaroundtheworld.Measurestotacklethechallengescanalsobefocusedintothreeareas:First,policiesshouldbebetterformulatedtoachieveadelicatebalancebetweenlabormarketflexibilityandthelaborsecuritysystem.Workersneedtobeencouragedtolearnmoreprofessionalskills,andatthesametimeenterprisesshouldallocatesocialresourcesinthemostefficientway,whichcombinedcanimprovesocialproductivity.Forexample,reformofthehouseholdregistrationsystemshouldbemovedforward,reasonablemeasurescouldbetakentoguidethefarmpopulationflowintocities,whichwoulddefinitelyincreaselaborsupply.InstitutionalimprovementsliketheLaborLawamendmentarealsoneeded,tobetterprotectemployees’rights.Second,measuresinthelongrunshouldbefocusingonhumanresourceeducationandcultivation.Asmanyteenagersusuallytendtogiveupstudyingandenterthelabormarketatveryyoungage,theyaredestinedtostrugglecopingwithemploymentfluctuationinthefuture.Soacomprehensiveeducationalandtrainingsystemcoveringtheentiresocietyandallagerangesisvitallyindemand,especiallytoimproveworkers’innovationandemploymentskills.Third,ononehand,thestructuralreformneedstokeeppushingforward,whileontheotherhand,socialpoliciesneedtobeusedasaguaranteeforresidents’basicstandardofliving.Sothepublicemploymentservicesystemshouldbeimproved,inordertoreducethetimeitcoststheunemployedtofindanotherjob.Andatthesametime,trytobreakinequalityofthecurrentsocialsecuritypublicservicessystem,whicharedividedbyruralandurbanareas,industries,identityandsexuality.Inoneword,alltheresidentscouldbenefitfromthereform’sachievement.Confidencefromthepublicfortheauthoritytotackletheemploymentissueshouldbestrengthened;solidprogresshasbeengraduallyobtainedinrecentyears.In2016,100billionyuanofspecialfundstocompensateemployeesincuttingover-capacityindustrieswereallocatedfromthegovernment,andpoliciesaimedatmakingtheentrepreneurshipenvironmentmorelivelyhavealsoseenfruitfulachievements.WuZheyu’sre-writefromCaiFang’sopinionarticlepublishedonPeople’sDaily.

以《文物保护法》《博物馆条例》为核心的文物法律制度体系基本形成,文物执法督察和联合执法力度逐步加大,文物安全形势大为好转。运输部长艾哈迈德·阿尔斯兰表示,美国的决定是错误的,该国正在与华盛顿进行沟通,以停止或弱化该禁令,以免将伊斯坦布尔和其他地方混为一谈。Theinitiativecanbeatruly"gamechanging"proposalprovideditisabletofostertrustandconfidenceamongmemberstates.Theinitiativeshouldgobeyondbilateralprojecttransactionstopromoteregionalandmultilateralpolicyframeworksandsustainability.ItistruethattheinitiativewillgeneratemutualbenefitsforChinaanditspartners.However,theeconomic,socialandenvironmentalcostsandbenefitsvaryacrosscorridors,dependingontheterrain,stateofdevelopment,productivecapacitiesandtrafficflows.Researchhasshownthatinitiativecorridorswillentailhigherbenefitsifpartnercountrieslowercrossbordertransactioncostsandimporttariffs.Forinstancea30percentdeclineinbothofthesewouldgenerateeconomicgainsof1.8percentgrowthinGDPforChinaandanywherefrom5.3to16.9percentGDPforotherparticipatingmembercountries.Improvingthequalityofinfrastructureincountrieswithlessefficienttraderegimesandborderadministrationmayresultinonlylimitedexportgains.Ouranalysissuggeststhata1percentimprovementintradefacilitationprocedures,qualityoftransportinfrastructureandinformationandcommunicationtechnologywilldeliver1.5,0.7and1.4percentincreasesinexports,respectively.Gainsarehigherforcorridorswheretradeagreementsmayalreadyexist.Withnearlytwo-thirdsofinitiativecountriesfacingenergydeficits,theinitiativeneedstocomplementandsupplementthesubregionalenergyconnectivityinitiatives.Thereismuchscopetodeveloppowergrids,promotesmart,greenandintegratedpowerandgasmarkets,harnesscross-bordergasandoilpipelinesfromresourcerichCentralAsiatoSouthandEastAsia.DrawingontheinitiativesoftheStateGridCorporationofChinaandtheGlobalEnergyInterconnectionDevelopmentCooperationOrganizationtopromoteglobalenergyinterconnectionscanenhancetheregion"senergysecurityandadvancesustainableenergyaccess.ItisalsoevidentthatICThastobeanessentialfoundationfortheinitiativeasitcanharnesscrosssectoralsynergies.E-resilienceofICTcanbeenhancedthroughincreasingdiversifiedandredundantfiberopticcables,raisingbandwidth,developingnationalICTinfrastructure,andloweringfixed-broadbandpricesasapercentageofpercapitagrossnationalincome.Theseactionscanhelpdevelopuniformqualityofservicesbetweenendpointswhichwillfacilitatetrafficdelivery,ensurelowtransitcosts,andefficientInternettrafficmanagementusingInternetexchangepoints.Whilethesocialbenefitsofsomecorridorsarehigh,thereisneedtoadoptmoreinclusiveapproachestocopewithsocialrisks.Forexample,connectingtheinitiativetoremoteareaswithnewmulti-countrycorridorswouldenableruralindustrializationandhelpnarrowurban-ruralgaps.ItisthereforeimportantthatsynergiesandcomplementaritiesbetweentheobjectivesoftheinitiativeandtheSDGscanhelpcreateawin-winsolution,particularlyasregionalcooperationandintegrationwillfacilitaterealizationoftransboundarygoals.Theinitiativewithitsunprecedentedambitionandscaleentailsenormouscomplexitiesandchallenges;however,itoffersphenomenalopportunitiestoputAsiaonawell-balancedgrowthandsustainabledevelopmentpath.Theauthorisanunder-secretary-generaloftheUnitedNationsandtheexecutivesecretaryoftheEconomicandSocialCommissionforAsiaandthePacific.