The Shandong provincial department recently launched a short promo video intercut with scenes of the province's picturesque and magnificent landscape, economic prosperity, social development, technological progress and great quality of life to welcome the upcoming SCO Qingdao summit.
The 18th meeting of the Council of Heads of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will be held in June in Shandong's scenic littoral city, Qingdao.
The organization's guiding philosophy is crystallized in the "Shanghai Spirit", which advocates mutual trust, mutual benefits, equality, respect for cultural diversity and common development.
Shandong is the birthplace of Confucius and Mencius and is the provenance of Confucianism. Located at the intersection of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the eastern end of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, Shandong shoulders an important mission in cultural and economic communication and exchange.