Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday said China would unswervingly walk along the Road of Peaceful Development and Remain a Builder of World Peace for the creation of a beautiful Future for Mankind.

Delivering his 2020 New Year speech, President Xi hailed China’s major diplomatic achievements over the past 12 months.

With President Xi undertaking several overseas trips in 2019 and diplomatic ties now established with 180 Countries, China continued to open its arms wide to embrace the world.

Four major events were hosted at home in the past year, which the President said showcased a civilised, open and inclusive China to the rest of the world.

“We have friends in every corner of the world,” he declared.

China is willing to join hands with people of all Countries in the world to jointly build the “Belt & Road Initiative” and push forward the building of a Community with a shared future for mankind, President Xi stressed.