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Chinese president proposes Asia-Pacific dream

Updated: 2014-11-09 10:52

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping called for efforts to create and fulfill an Asia-Pacific dream for the region's people when addressing the CEO Summit of the ongoing Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings here Sunday.

The Asia-Pacific dream is about acting in the spirit of the Asia-Pacific community and out of a sense of shared destinies, following the trend of peace, development and mutually beneficial cooperation, and jointly working for the prosperity and progress of the region, Xi told the summit.

He elaborated that the dream is about staying ahead of global development and making greater contribution to the well-being of mankind.

The dream is also about having more economic vibrancy, free trade and investment facilitation, better roads, and closer people-to-people exchanges, the president said.

Moreover, the dream is about ensuring greater security and prosperity for the people and giving children a better environment to grow, work and live, he said.


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