Xi's pledge follows his tour of Africa in which he signed 15 trade deals with Paul Kagame of Rwanda (pictured) ©ZUMA Press/PA Photos
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At more than $60bn, the China-Pakistan economic corridor is the most expensive part of the Belt and Road Initiative ©Xinhua News Agency/PA Images
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Presidents Xi and Kagame signed a $76m loan agreement for a 66km road from the Huye region to Kibeho in south Rwanda © Xinhua News Agency/PA Images
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President Xi announced the investigation while on an official visit to Rwanda ©Xinhua News Agency/PA Images
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Xi Jinping met ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum on Thursday © Xinhua News Agency/PA Images
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Few other resources are as closely tied to human history as cotton ©Valentina Razumova/AdobeStock
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