天安门“祝福祖国”大花篮与游客见面(图)

天津时时彩

2018-04-26

Athousand-year-oldpagodainCentralChina"sHenanprovincehasstartedonitslargest-scalerenovationsince1949,saidlocalofficialsonTuesday.Thenine-storyoctangularpagoda,intheWuhuaTempleofYiyangcountyinLuoyangcity,stands37.2meterstallandfeaturescarvingsofbuddhasandgiants.AccordingtotheYiyangcountyannals,thepagodawasbuiltintheSongDynasty(960-1279),butsomeoftheconstructionmaterialsdatefromtheTangDynasty(618-907).Overtime,theotherpartsofthetemplecomplexweredestroyed,leavingjusttheWuhuaTemple.Thepagodahasalsotiltedoverthecenturies,leadinglocalstojokinglycallit"Luoyang"sTowerofPisa"."Duetothelackofrepair,itwasleaning,andsomeofthestonesweremissingorweatheredaway,"saidHuoXiaofeng,headoftheculturalrelicsmanagementofficeofYiyang."Theroofeavesespeciallywereseriouslydamaged."Therenovationisexpectedtobecompletedattheendoftheyear.LeonLaipromoteshisdirectorialdebutWineWarinBeijingonMarch19.[PhotoprovidedtoChinaDaily]Canton-popmegastarLeonLaiunveiledthebackdropofhisdirectorialdebut,WineWar,onSundayinBeijing.The50-year-oldsinger-actorfromBeijing,who"shailedasoneofthefour"heavenlykings"inHongKong,hasstarredinanumberofhitTVseriesandmovies,suchasthe2003BerlinInternationalFilmFestival-nominatedfilm,Three.Laiwillshowhisnewtalentsbehindthecameraintheforthcomingthriller.Themovie,whichwillopenacrosstheChinesemainlandonMay19,portraysashoot"em-upquesttopossessapreciousbottleofredwineproducedin1855.Laiplaysthelead.Thecastalsoincludessupermodel-turned-actressDuJuan,TaiwanactorDavidWangandmodel-actorNanFulongfromTianjin.英国首相府20日宣布将于3月29日触发《里斯本条约》第50条启动“脱欧”程序。

前两届论坛都办得很成功,获得了广泛好评。那既然他们都有那么高端的设备了,我们还进行了云方面的科普,你觉得必要性在什么地方?2017-03-1615:15:02我觉得是这样的,这次的世界气象日的主题其实就在我看来有一个回归,就过去好象更强调一些政策上的东西,比如说灾害性的天气,然后气侯变化,还有一些碳排放这些,会让普通人觉得好像这些话题离我们普通人觉得有一定的距离,觉得它是一些政府导向的政策性比较强的东西,但是这回变成一个纯粹的气象话题,还带着一点小清新的感觉,因为我们每一个人从一开始接触气象肯定都是从日月星辰、风云雨露这些天气现象开始接触的。”王国彪说。

(受访专家中国老年医学学会营养与食品安全分会副会长周春凌)为了更好的服务广东省的客户,同时展现苏黎世保险在风险管理服务方面的优势,苏黎世中国广东分公司借开业典礼之机,与参加活动的保险同业伙伴和广东省企业代表一起,召开了风险管理创新研讨会。  尽管如此,悲情深圳能重焕生机,仍应主要归结为创新驱动:从1998年科技22条,到2004年区域创新体系,再到2008年创建国家创新型城市和2012年建设国家自主创新示范区。

NEWYORK-ChineseconglomerateHNAGroupCoisleadingadealtoacquireManhattan"s245ParkAvenuefor$2.21billion,oneofthehighestpriceseverpaidforaNewYorkskyscraper,twopeoplewithknowledgeofthenegotiationssaid.HNAmaybeinvolvedwithatleastonepartneronthepurchase,saidthepeople,whoaskednottobenamed.The158,000-square-meterofficetower,withtenantsincludingJPMorganChaseCo,isbeingsoldbyBrookfieldPropertyPartnersLPandits49percentpartnerintheproperty-theNewYorkStateTeachers"RetirementSystem.Thedeal,shoulditbecompleted,wouldbringChineseownershiptotheheartofmidtownManhattan"sfinancialcore:thetowerslocatedjustnorthofGrandCentralTerminalalongParkAvenue.JPMorgan"sprincipalexecutiveofficeisat270Park,diagonallyacrossEast47thStreetfrom245Park.ClementWei,aspokesmanforHNA,didnotreplytoanemail.HNAhasmadeastringofacquisitionslately,totalingmorethan$30billionsincelastyear,accordingtodatacompiledbyBloomberg.ItstargetshaveincludedhoteloperatorHiltonWorldwideHoldingsInc,technologyfirmIngramMicroInc,assetmanagerSkyBridgeCapitalandearlierthismonththecompanythatrunsCaijingmagazine"swebsiteBLOOMBERG不久前,红宝石设计局又被出研制了一种名为“替代者”的无人潜艇,专用于模拟潜艇。(窦豆)

《越南快报》当天对越南寻求韩国支持的报道转引自路透社。江启臣追问,最近有无向美方表达意见?李大维说,有,但不能告诉你是谁,但绝对是美国高层。这表明,一方面,我国经济发展正在向更高水平跃升,经济增速相应地由高速转为中高速;另一方面,我国经济正在经历全方位的转型升级,这一过程非常艰巨复杂,不可能一蹴而就,必须坚持稳中求进工作总基调,逐步深入推进。

  22日,朝鲜《劳动新闻》还刊登题为自取灭亡的幼稚企图的评论文章,针对日本媒体最近有关若朝鲜弹道导弹落入日本近海域,美日决定将予以击落的报道回应称:美日妄想动我们的弹道火箭,真是可笑,目前多数看法均认为用美国的反导防御体系无法击落我们的弹道导弹,而日本防相更是可笑至极,居然狂称要事先击毁我们的火箭发射基地。Anexhibitionthemedonwomen"slivesduringtheHan(206BC-220AD)andTang(618-907)dynastiesisongoingattheTianjinMuseum,whichisshowingnearly100piecesofexquisiteculturalrelics.Ancientpotteryfigurinesrelatingtofemales,aswellasgold,silverandjadeitemsandbronzemirrorsareonexhibit.Theexhibitionfeaturesthefirstfemale-themedshowintheTianjinMuseumanditispresentedincollaborationwiththeXi"anMuseum.Itrevealsthefashionablelifeofwomenintheancientcapital,Chang"an,throughclothing,makeup,scenesoffeasting,musicanddance.TheexhibitionwillrunthroughMay4.其中,“股票”投资较上季回落0.2个百分点。

窍门7&尖头高跟鞋圆头高跟鞋容易让人整体显得圆润,呈现出一种圆嘟嘟的公主气质,尖头高跟鞋则可以帮助在视觉上拉长身高,气质更加干练。It"swhereimaginativeyouthimagine.Softmusicwaftsfromarecordplayerperchednexttothecafe"sbar.Youngpeoplesurroundingitthumbthroughbooks,massagepaintbrushesintoartworksandfiddlewiththeirphones.Severalengageinheateddiscussionatalectureinthenextroom.Othersrestintheirownroomsupstairs.It"slikeanyFridayafternoonat706YouthSpace.Theestablishmentisablendofalibrary,coffeeshop,hostelandeventcenter."706isaculturalandinformationharborcateringtoyoungpeople"sneeds,"founderWuFangrongsays."Itoffersalternativelifestyles."ThespaceislocatedinBeijing"sWudaokouarea,whichhousesthicketsofuniversities,includingsomeofthecountry"smostelite.Itspatronshailfromallwalksoflife.Thatincludesasubcultureof"slashers"-people,whoeachhaveseveral"slashcareers"-seekingaplacetoliveandaplatformtomakefriendsandshowcasetalents.中国经济发展进入新常态,提出“稳中求进”这个总基调非常重要,它的核心问题是什么呢? 就是怎样处理好“稳”和“进”的辩证关系。

在她的ins上满满令人向往的美景,还有她极具辨识度的金发+长腿+vintage长裙。Andthisproblemshouldbemuchaccountedof,Listressed,varioussocialproblemsmaybecausedbyit,ifpropertydeveloperscouldn’tgainreflowoffundsandevengobankrupt,it’salsodifficulttosolvelargeamountsofmigrantworkers’accruedsalary.Sincepropertytaxhasbeenofficiallyannoucedimpossibletolaunchduringthisyear"stwosesssions,butLibelievesthereisstillapossibilitythatitwouldbeintroducedinthecomingyearsasanalternativetochargingalandtransferfeeswhenstate-ownedpropertyleasesareupforrenewal."Aproblemthatourauthorityhasbefacedupwithisamountsoflands’usagetermareabouttoexpired.Theusagetermoflandsforcommercialuseis40years,industriallandsandresidentiallandsare50yearsand70yearrespectively.Especiallyforresidentiallands,iftheirlandusagetermsexpireandresidentsareaskedtopaylandtransferfeesforanothertermthatmeansalargeamountofmoneyandwould,obviously,beunbearableforthem.Withthisinmind,collectingpropertytaxmaybeagoodwayinsteadofpayingland-transferfees,andmaydefinitelymakeresidentsfeelmuchbetter,"Lisaid.PreviouslymostofLi"sproposalsrelatetothepropertymarket,thisyearhehasalsodrawnonhisexperienceasvicechairmanofChinaSiyuanFoundationforPovertyAlleviation,toputforwardaproposalaroundmanagementofnon-profitorganizationsoperation.Moreemphasisshouldbeputonimprovingtransparencyofnon-profitorganizations,Lisaid."Aswehaveseen,manynegativenewshappenedinthisareathroughlastyear,almostledtoacrisisofconfidenceamongthepublictosomedegree.It’svitaltokeepdonorsinformedaboutthecapitalflowsofthedonations."Hehasalsosuggestedscrappingtheratingsystemfornot-for-profitsarguingthereislittledifferenceinthecategories."Ifthere’snodifferenceinfund-raisingbetweena5Aorganizationanda4Aone,whybothertogivearatingforthemAfterallNGOsarenotlikehotelsorrestaurants.Tothepublic,it’sthetranparencythatreallymatterswhentheywanttoknowwhetherapublicfundingfoundationisoperatinganactualgoodpublicwelfareprogram."Liexplained.在后厨门口摆着两筐没洗完的餐具,有不少餐具浸泡在发黑发黄的水中,消毒柜也没有通电。

  在轿车领域,今年年初刚刚上市的新款杰德2月份仅仅销售224辆,不足去年同期销量的十分之一,环比跌幅高达70.6%,对此,上述东风本田4S店负责人解释称,杰德2月份销量大幅下滑,主要是由于新老款车型交替而令该款车停产所致。TheInternationalTelecommunicationUnionhasadoptedChina"snationalstandardformobiledevices"animationasaninternationalcriterion.It"sChina"sfirsttechnologicalstandardinaculturalfieldtobeadoptedinternationally,theMinistryofCulturesaidatanewsconferenceonMonday.ThestandardnumberT.621hasbeenusedbyover1,000mobile-deviceanimationoperatorsinChina.Thiscreatesuniformedformatsandtechnicalmethodsforrunningcontentnationwide.BeijingUniversityofPostsandTelecommunicationsprofessorChenHongsaysthestandardsavescontentoperatorsenergyintermsoftransformationamongdifferentformats.Itgivesthemmoretimetocreatenewcontentandfacilitatesthecirculationofnewproduction.HeaddsthattheinternationalizationofChina"snationalstandardwillhelpChinesehardwaremanufacturersgooverseas.YuQun,anassistanttotheMinisterofCulture,saysthestandard"spromotionwillfirstfocusonBeltandRoadInitiativecountries.It"llgraduallyspreadtotheAmericasandEurope.HealsosaysChinawilldevelopmoreinternationaltechnologicalstandardsrelatedtotheculturalsphere.Related:经过多年快速工业化,我国已经形成了庞大的产能规模和齐全的产业门类,拥有其他国家难以比拟的产业配套能力、技术成果产业化能力和抗风险能力。

这种安全别针造型存在感强,而且造型已经深入人心了,非常有辨识性。记者发现,从2014年1月至今,“老俞闲话”所推出文章的内容、篇幅及更新的频率都在发生着变化:从最初几期几句话的热点评论,到俞敏洪出席各种会议的演讲内容,再到现在俞敏洪坚持每天亲自撰文,一事一评,一物一议,或长或短,但都关乎教育、理想和成长。朝鲜主要面临来自美韩的压力,如果朝鲜总是进行核试验和导弹试验,当美国认为朝鲜的麻烦越来越大时,不排除动手的可能性,但决定因素还是在朝鲜。

洗洗澡,主要是以整风的精神开展批评和自我批评,深入分析发生问题的原因,清洗思想和行为上的灰尘,保持共产党人政治本色。  两次冲击不成的南京证券,并未放弃A股IPO。  据朝中社20日报道,朝鲜外务省发言人当天发表谈话,谴责近期美国国务卿蒂勒森发表的涉朝言论,该发言人表示,蒂勒森说美国过去20年来试图让朝鲜放弃核武器的努力宣告失败、奥巴马政府的战略忍耐政策走到尽头,同时他还声称如果朝鲜威胁美国及其盟国,美国会予以军事应对。

另外,卢旺达总统卡加梅、美国国务卿蒂勒森、以色列总理内塔尼亚胡等外国政要也先后访华;国务院总理李克强即将访问澳大利亚、新西兰;国务院副总理汪洋刚结束对菲律宾的访问。在艰难的日子里,阿依加玛丽一直做十字绣贴补家用。中国美协分党组书记、驻会副主席、秘书长徐里开幕式上致辞柬埔寨驻华大使凯·西索达出席展览开幕式,并为展览撰写了前言,在展览前言中,她说:“陈履生先生在其作品中表现的吴哥残存的建筑、建筑框架以及门楣、立柱、天顶等建筑构件、浮雕等各种装饰,还有与其相关的自然,既有宽阔的视角,又有局部的聚焦。

  国家对外文化贸易基地(上海)运营机构总经理任义彪说,围绕重大国家战略及开放目标,基地开展的文化贸易工作足迹遍布、拉美等国家和地区,并在等一带一路沿线国家开展文化贸易活动,是弘扬中华文化影响力,推动文化走出去的具体实践。从目前情况看,对第一、第三问的解读,市场观点比较一致。奥巴马政府时期,朝方曾经提出半岛和平主张的两点建议:一是朝方和美国签订和平条约,二是韩美停止每年一度的联合军演。

在延川县城送习近平一共去了十三个人,一个人凑两毛,一个人凑五毛,凑的钱照的相。  报告呼吁各国促进包容性增长。舞台的红地毯卷了边,话筒偶尔传来刺耳的声音,或者干脆掉线,台下一直嗡嗡响着,聊天的声音没有停止过。

SeniorDigitalEditorJobDescription:1.Reviewcopyandcorrecterrorsincontent,grammar,andpunctuation,followingprescribededitorialstyleandformatguidelines.2.Ensurethatallcopy,includingheadlines,summariesandgraphics,aresharp,currentandultra-cleanacrossallonlineplatforms,fromtheChinaDailywebsitetomobileapps.3.Buildandmanageanefficienteditorialprocessincludingtime-lines,qualitycontrol,photos,illustrationslayout.4.KeepabreastofthelatestdevelopmentsinChinaandfocusonemergingorhottopics.5.Helpbuildaudienceandreach,includingdevelopingstrategiestobestsharecontentonsocialmedia.6.WorkwithChineseeditorsandreportersonresearching,reportingandcraftingarticleswithaneyetowardoverallwritingfluency.7.ParticipateinshapingthevisionforChinaDailyWebsiteoperationsinacreative,ambitiousandopenenvironment.经过今后几年的改装升级之后,它的整体战技术性能会有比较明显的提升。它缘起于光绪年间,是名医王清新专为清宫创制的秘技。

数据显示,美图公司股价3月20日14:30分左右创出历史新高后跳水,截至21日收盘,短短7小时交易时间美图累计下跌36.7%,市值蒸发357亿港元。  巴基斯坦驻华大使马苏德-哈利德(MasoodKhalid)表示,巴基斯坦与中国一直保有深厚的国家友谊。”北青报记者按照管理员提供的支付宝账号,转账16元后,对方提醒称已“完成下单”。

”  ■观察  电信派息每股0.105港元联通不派息  分析称中国联通停止派息是为更好地使用资金,维护股东利益,中国电信增加派息得益于2016年中国电信较为稳健的经营状况和主营业务的增长。下面就一起来看下脾胃虚寒的调理方法,以及哪些食物能调理。过去的民法通则已经不能适应中国国情和市场经济形势及环境,更不能有效调节民事关系,对于民法典的现实需要越来越强烈。

”一手打造出《爸爸去哪儿》的金牌制作人谢涤葵在接受采访时也曾吐槽:“明星片酬把制作费抬得这么高,肯定有玩不下去的一天。该官员表示,尚不清楚该发动机是否需要进行改进后才能用于洲际导弹,五角大楼正在就此进行分析。目前事故造成17人受伤,1人死亡,往吉安方向通行受阻,正等待吊车施救。

NEWYORK-ChineseconglomerateHNAGroupCoisleadingadealtoacquireManhattan"s245ParkAvenuefor$2.21billion,oneofthehighestpriceseverpaidforaNewYorkskyscraper,twopeoplewithknowledgeofthenegotiationssaid.HNAmaybeinvolvedwithatleastonepartneronthepurchase,saidthepeople,whoaskednottobenamed.The158,000-square-meterofficetower,withtenantsincludingJPMorganChaseCo,isbeingsoldbyBrookfieldPropertyPartnersLPandits49percentpartnerintheproperty-theNewYorkStateTeachers"RetirementSystem.Thedeal,shoulditbecompleted,wouldbringChineseownershiptotheheartofmidtownManhattan"sfinancialcore:thetowerslocatedjustnorthofGrandCentralTerminalalongParkAvenue.JPMorgan"sprincipalexecutiveofficeisat270Park,diagonallyacrossEast47thStreetfrom245Park.ClementWei,aspokesmanforHNA,didnotreplytoanemail.HNAhasmadeastringofacquisitionslately,totalingmorethan$30billionsincelastyear,accordingtodatacompiledbyBloomberg.ItstargetshaveincludedhoteloperatorHiltonWorldwideHoldingsInc,technologyfirmIngramMicroInc,assetmanagerSkyBridgeCapitalandearlierthismonththecompanythatrunsCaijingmagazine"swebsiteBLOOMBERG  热议题:宏观政策与细节保障一脉相通,脚踏实地与开拓进取相辅相成  自2014年以来,“双创”就一直热度不减,在2017年两会议题中也成为热议议题。  军事专家尹卓表示,我军未来在东海、南海两个方向上都须有航母作战编队,而且航母作战编队则至少应是双航母战斗群。

这固然也是一个气象大家对自己工作严谨的表现,但是我觉得这个同样也是大科学家对于自己的热爱的事业表现出来的浪漫主义,其实并不像大家想的一个专业人士或者是一个科研工作者跟大家离的那么远,并没有。不过也有例外。连一些街头乞丐都通过支付宝接受数字化施舍。

这两年,郝静不再想这些了。在经济转型升级中,政府在体制机制改革和政策制定方面发挥着重要作用。  在中国引入移动支付服务一年后,苹果正努力在这个价值5.5万亿美元的庞大市场中赢得更多份额,即使它支持中国最大银行和结算网络。

网民“曾少贤”说,国外有一个专门收罗世界上最高桥梁的网站,但它居然变成了展示中国桥梁建设成就的网站,因为世界前100座最高桥梁中83座在中国,作为中国人怎能不自豪!国际知名咨询公司益普索调查报告显示,在全球范围内,中国人对国家的道路最有信心。“三聚氰胺奶粉”事件后,中国消费者对国产食品的信任度有所下降。一年四季,皮肤作为我们的第一道防线,都非常辛苦地在接受着各种挑战:春季万物复苏,空气中充满着植物的花粉和粉尘;夏天紫外线强、日照时间长;秋季空气干燥;冬季天气寒冷,这些都会引起不同的皮肤问题。

  习近平:我觉得我还是一个比较努力的人,还是一个能够自己去提醒自己,约束自己,为了一个目标去实施的人,而且现在还在继续坚持着。2017年3月19日,波司登男装“2017秋冬新品发布会”在常熟召开。虽然画质很“渣”,但他觉得很奇妙。

招生主体变成“院校专业组”,尊重学生个性化选择按照实施办法,上海市2017年普通高等学校本科招生以“院校专业组”作为志愿填报与投档录取的基本单位,每位考生在本科普通批次最多可以选择24个“院校专业组”。总编辑王晓辉表示,中国网要发挥自身优势,结合新媒体特点,把握时效、突显交互、丰富内容、精准传播。未来,希望我们回忆起中澳关系的这一刻时会说,我们化时代挑战为历史机遇,以无私的共享和无畏的勇气,在一个充满不确定性和缺乏方向感的时代,为中澳关系乃至世界贡献了向前走的动力。

  巴基斯坦驻华大使马苏德-哈利德(MasoodKhalid)表示,巴基斯坦与中国一直保有深厚的国家友谊。如果一个单店的上座率不足,加盟商就很容易出现各种管理不到位、食材以次充好的问题。长期看,流动性稳定性的提升,有赖于金融机构主动去杠杆,加强流动性管理。

“库兹涅佐夫海军元帅号”从内到外实际上都已经全面落后。老常说没有教员就采用同乘编队飞行吧。AnexpertexaminesthedeadwhaleataportinShanghaionMarch21,2017.[Photo/forChinaDaily]AwhalethatwasspottednearShanghaihadbeendeadformorethan10days,anditsleftpectoralfinwaspossiblycutbypeople,saidanexpertafterexaminingit.Thedeadanimalwasafinwhale,asecond-classnational-levelprotectedanimal,saidTangWenqiao,aprofessorfromShanghaiOceanUniversity,whocheckedthewhaleon-siteonTuesdaymorning.Thewhalemeasuredabout22metersandweighedabout20tons.Itsbodywaswellpreserved,exceptforitsmissingleftpectoralfin,andsomepartshadalreadydecayed.Tangsaidthatjudgingfromthewhale"swound,thefinwaspossiblycutbypeople,andthewhalediedmorethan10days.LuHaibing,ownerofafishingboat,saidhefirstsawthewhaleonMarch19,andtheleftfinwasalreadymissing.Fishermenreportedthesightingofthewhaletopoliceataround1:00pmonMarch20,andwereaskedtobringthewhalebacktoport.Policesaidtheauthoritieshaveaskedmarinebiologyexpertstoexaminethecauseofthedeath.Althoughthiswasthelargestwhale,thiswasnotthefirstsightingofawhalenearShanghai.In2002,asmallwhalewasfoundstrandedatDishuiLakearea.Butrescuersmanagedtohelpitreturntosea.In1970,awhalewasfounddeadnearLuchaoPort.Lastweek,aspermwhalebecamestrandedandlaterdiedinDayaBay,Guangdongprovince.Anautopsyshowedthatitwaspregnant,anda110-kilogrammalefetuswasfounddead."Itisthefirsttimeintheworldthatanunbornbabyhasbeenfoundinsideastrandedspermwhale,"saidTongShenhan,headoftheLandandMarineLifeResearchInstituteinXiamen,Fujianprovince,whoparticipatedintheautopsy.

  对于这家公司的成立,啤酒厂改制领导小组组长夏培剑证言,领导小组允许啤酒厂管理层成立公司,但没有让董金河等人使用琥珀啤酒厂的公款注册公司,对于众邦公司的注册资金来源不清楚。他的康复还是值得期盼的。中国人民大学明确的报名基本条件里就包含“对相关学科领域具有浓厚兴趣,已有较扎实的知识积累或学术训练,有深入或创新的见解,在相关学科竞赛、征文或创新活动中有出色表现”一项。

陌陌2016年第四季度净营收2.461亿美元,同增524%;净利润9150万美元,同增674%。  【环球网综合报道】据《每日邮报》3月20日报道,近日,一则拍摄于纽约的视频在网络上走红。Theinitiativecanbeatruly"gamechanging"proposalprovideditisabletofostertrustandconfidenceamongmemberstates.Theinitiativeshouldgobeyondbilateralprojecttransactionstopromoteregionalandmultilateralpolicyframeworksandsustainability.ItistruethattheinitiativewillgeneratemutualbenefitsforChinaanditspartners.However,theeconomic,socialandenvironmentalcostsandbenefitsvaryacrosscorridors,dependingontheterrain,stateofdevelopment,productivecapacitiesandtrafficflows.Researchhasshownthatinitiativecorridorswillentailhigherbenefitsifpartnercountrieslowercrossbordertransactioncostsandimporttariffs.Forinstancea30percentdeclineinbothofthesewouldgenerateeconomicgainsof1.8percentgrowthinGDPforChinaandanywherefrom5.3to16.9percentGDPforotherparticipatingmembercountries.Improvingthequalityofinfrastructureincountrieswithlessefficienttraderegimesandborderadministrationmayresultinonlylimitedexportgains.Ouranalysissuggeststhata1percentimprovementintradefacilitationprocedures,qualityoftransportinfrastructureandinformationandcommunicationtechnologywilldeliver1.5,0.7and1.4percentincreasesinexports,respectively.Gainsarehigherforcorridorswheretradeagreementsmayalreadyexist.Withnearlytwo-thirdsofinitiativecountriesfacingenergydeficits,theinitiativeneedstocomplementandsupplementthesubregionalenergyconnectivityinitiatives.Thereismuchscopetodeveloppowergrids,promotesmart,greenandintegratedpowerandgasmarkets,harnesscross-bordergasandoilpipelinesfromresourcerichCentralAsiatoSouthandEastAsia.DrawingontheinitiativesoftheStateGridCorporationofChinaandtheGlobalEnergyInterconnectionDevelopmentCooperationOrganizationtopromoteglobalenergyinterconnectionscanenhancetheregion"senergysecurityandadvancesustainableenergyaccess.ItisalsoevidentthatICThastobeanessentialfoundationfortheinitiativeasitcanharnesscrosssectoralsynergies.E-resilienceofICTcanbeenhancedthroughincreasingdiversifiedandredundantfiberopticcables,raisingbandwidth,developingnationalICTinfrastructure,andloweringfixed-broadbandpricesasapercentageofpercapitagrossnationalincome.Theseactionscanhelpdevelopuniformqualityofservicesbetweenendpointswhichwillfacilitatetrafficdelivery,ensurelowtransitcosts,andefficientInternettrafficmanagementusingInternetexchangepoints.Whilethesocialbenefitsofsomecorridorsarehigh,thereisneedtoadoptmoreinclusiveapproachestocopewithsocialrisks.Forexample,connectingtheinitiativetoremoteareaswithnewmulti-countrycorridorswouldenableruralindustrializationandhelpnarrowurban-ruralgaps.ItisthereforeimportantthatsynergiesandcomplementaritiesbetweentheobjectivesoftheinitiativeandtheSDGscanhelpcreateawin-winsolution,particularlyasregionalcooperationandintegrationwillfacilitaterealizationoftransboundarygoals.Theinitiativewithitsunprecedentedambitionandscaleentailsenormouscomplexitiesandchallenges;however,itoffersphenomenalopportunitiestoputAsiaonawell-balancedgrowthandsustainabledevelopmentpath.Theauthorisanunder-secretary-generaloftheUnitedNationsandtheexecutivesecretaryoftheEconomicandSocialCommissionforAsiaandthePacific.