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BEIJING, Mar 15 (FAM) – Chinese experts said the upcoming Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation scheduled for May 14 and 15, will hold a Leaders Roundtable and the High-Level Dialogue for 25 foreign leaders and 1,200 Chinese and foreign delegates from various sectors. Six parallel panel discussions on the connectivity of policy, infrastructure, trade, finance and people are also on agenda.

“The level and scale of the Belt and Road Forum is expected to surpass the scale of the Group of 20 summit that China hosted in Hangzhou in 2016 … The forum will transform the initiative into an institution, which will provide global economic policy for multilateral cooperation,” Pang Zhongying, director of the Center for the Study of Global Governance at Renmin University, told the Global Times.