Chinese President Hu Jintao attended the opening ceremony of China-Central Asian natural gas pipeline on the right bank of Amu Darya River of Turkmenistan on December 14. At the local time of roughly 11:35 am, Hu and Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, Kazakhstan President Nurshultan Abishevich Nazarbayev and Uzbekistan President Islam Abduganiyevich Karimov arrived at the natural gas disposal plant on the right bank of Amu Darya River. Hu pointed out in the speech at the opening ceremony that the China-Central Asian natural gas pipeline project is the model of China, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan in cooperation with absolute sincerity and mutual benefits and cooperation, bearing the good wishes of the peoples of the four countries of friendship from generation to generation and mutually beneficial win-win. The four countries, in the principle of complementary and mutual beneficial partnership, equality and mutual benefit and cooperation and win-win, proactively conduct energy cooperation with remarkable achievements gained. China-Central Asian natural gas pipeline is another major cooperation project of the four countries and of great significance. Chinese party is willing to continuously keep close communications with three counterparts and strengthen coordination to make sure of pipeline safety and highly efficient operation. Hu stressed that the international economic situation is changing deeply and complicatedly currently. The four countries should help each other, step up cooperation and make great efforts to boost the common development.