Second World Internet Conference concludes


Beijing: The Second World Internet Conference (WIC) closed on Friday after about 2,000 domestic and foreign participants discussed internet governance and cyberspace cooperation.

Lu Wei, head of the Cyberspace Administration of China, announced the conclusion of the three-day event in Wuzhen, southwest of Shanghai, Xinhua reported.

During the high-profile meeting, President Xi Jinping urged all countries to respect internet sovereignty, jointly safeguard cyber security, cooperate with an open mind and improve internet governance together.

The WIC witnessed the signing of a series of cooperation deals between Chinese and overseas tech companies.(IANS) (image courtesy: voanews)