( – FocusAsia Media Ltd)

BEIJING, Apr 25 (FAM) – Local governments’ participation in the “Belt and Road” initiative will help domestic businesses become stronger and expand their overseas expansion, said members of a trade delegation from Central China’s Hunan Province to Belarus and Serbia.

Countries along the B&R route such as Belarus warmly welcomed the initiative in a hope to ride on China’s rapid growth, delegation members told the People’s Daily on their flight to the two countries.