Silk Road Ark is an international communication platform, to gather domestic and international elites who are supporting and participating in the Belt & Road construction, to create a win-win platform for the shared goal, cultural communication, people-to-people exchanges and shared prosperity, and to improve the communication and development within the Belt & Road initiative.
Silk Road Ark Forum (SRAF), an annual international forum under the Silk Road Ark, is initiated by Silk Road Cities Alliance, Silk Road City Institute, Beijing Belt & Road Cooperative Community, and co-organized by Fudan Institute of Belt and Road & Global Governance, China Foundation for International Studies, Silk Road Industry and Finance International Alliance, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China, Zhongqi Institute, Japan Belt & Road Institute and other think tanks both domestic and overseas.
It has brought together many international and domestic elites including business leaders, Chinese and international scholars, diplomats in China among many others. It is committed to deeply analyzing the global political and economic hotspots, foreseeing the future trend of political and economic development, focusing on the construction and development of the Belt & Road, promoting the cooperation of the cities and the common prosperity of the countries and areas along the Belt & Road.
The forum will be held annually at the end or the beginning of each year.
Forum Honorary President: Mr. Massimo D’Alema（Former Prime Minister of Italy）
Forum President: Mr. Zhao Qizheng
Vice President: Shen Guofang, Huang Renwei, Cao Wenlian, Guo Lian, Wang Wen, Liu Zhiqin
Secretary General: Song Ronghua
Vice Secretary General: Han Hua