Greek PM Tsipras in Beijing for China’s “Belt and Road” Summit

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in Beijing on Thursday attending the “Belt and Road Initiative Forum II” of China from April 25 to 27.

The initiative, which aims at regional collaborations and connectivity at the intercontinental level, will boost trade, investments and infrastructure projects between China and the countries which participate in it.

Tsipras, who is making his third trip to China in as many years, is expected to deliver an address during the opening of the forum on Friday, as well as during the country leaders’ round table discussion. The theme of the speech will be “Strengthening Connectivity to find New Ways of Development.”