China ready to work with other countries to build global cyberspace community, president Xi Jinping says

China ready to work with other countries to build global cyberspace community, president Xi Jinping says

Chinese president Xi Jinping on Monday emphasised the importance of digital technology amid the coronavirus pandemic and said China was ready to work with other countries to build a shared cyberspace community and “create an even better future for mankind”.

“Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, telemedicine, online education and telecommunication have been widely used and the internet has played an important role in promoting economic recovery, ensuring social functioning and promoting international initiatives and cooperation,” Xi said in a letter read by China’s minister of cyberspace administration Zhuang Rongwen at the opening ceremony of the 7th World Internet Conference in Wuzhen.

“China is ready to work with other countries to grasp the information revolution, foster new driving forces for digital development and open up new prospects for digital cooperation,” he added. “Efforts will be made to forge a new pattern of cybersecurity and a community of shared future in cyberspace to create an even better future for mankind.”