Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that Asia should enhance confidence of civilization.

“We should keep exchanges and mutual learning with other civilizations in the world, and strive to continue writing new brilliant chapters of Asian civilizations,” Xi said.

Xi made the remarks when delivering a keynote speech at the opening of the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in Beijing.

“We should consolidate the cultural foundation of jointly building Asian community of shared future and a community with a shared future for humanity,” Xi added.