Riyadh, Beijing Discuss Opportunities to Bolster Bilateral Ties

Friday, 22 February, 2019 - 09:30
Asharq Al-Awsat

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, held a meeting in Beijing on Friday with Vice Premier of the State Council of China Han Zheng that saw the signing of numerous deals.

Meeting at the Great Hall of the People in the Chinese capital, they discussed Saudi-Chinese bilateral ties and opportunities to develop them in all fields.

The Crown Prince and Han then chaired the third round of the China-Saudi Arabia High-level Joint Committee that tackled cooperation opportunities between their countries.

They studied political and security cooperation, as well as bolstering commercial, investment, energy, cultural and technical cooperation in line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Several agreements on investment and cooperation were then signed. They covered marine transportation, energy, commerce and combating terrorism and cyber-crime.

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