China to enhance cooperation with Belt and Road countries on ecological protection

China will strengthen cooperation with Belt and Road countries in regards to ecological protection and green development, said an official with the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment, at the Eco Forum Global Annual Conference Guiyang 2018, held in Guiyang from July 6 to July 8.

The official disclosed that the ministry has already started construction of a Belt and Road ecological and environmental protection services platform.

The ministry is also planning to establish a Belt and Road international green development union with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for the countries, organizations, enterprises, think tanks and non-governmental organizations along the Belt and Road to jointly promote green and sustainable development.