Gentiloni calls for Silk Road forum to be permanent

(ANSA) - Beijing, May 15 - Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni on Monday called for a permanent forum to be set up on the Chinese-led project to create a modern-day Silk Road.

Gentiloni is among around 30 international leaders currently in Beijing to take part in 'One Belt, One Road', a forum China is hosting on the multi-billion euro plan featuring massive infrastructure investment.