Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the 2021 World Internet Conference Wuzhen Summit that opened Sunday in Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province.
Xi wrote that digital technology is being fully integrated into all fields and the whole process of human's economic, political, cultural, social and ecological civilization construction with new philosophy, new forms and new models, bringing a wide and profound impact on human's production and life.
Facing the combined impacts of changes unseen in a century compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chinese president called on the international community to seize opportunities and tackle challenges while conforming to the development trend of informatization, digitalization, networking and intelligence.
He stressed China is willing to work with all countries in the world to take up the historical responsibility of making progress for mankind.
President Xi also called for stimulating the vitality of digital economy, enhancing the efficiency of digital government, optimizing the digital social environment, building a digital cooperation pattern as well as constructing a digital security barrier.
Saying digital civilization should benefit all people, Xi emphasized that China will promote the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
Themed "Towards a New Era of Digital Civilization – Building a Community with a Shared Future in Cyberspace," this year' Wuzhen summit is being held both online and offline.
Nearly 2,000 representatives from domestic and foreign governments, international organizations, industry associations, global leading enterprises, universities and research institutes from over 80 countries and regions are attending the three-day conference.