30 state leaders attend the meetings… and agreements with Beijing worth more than $29 billion
At the invitation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, Chinese President Xi Jinping will begin tomorrow, Thursday, an official visit to Saudi Arabia that will last for three days, where a Saudi-Chinese summit, another Gulf-Chinese summit, and an Arab-Chinese summit will be held.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Chinese President will hold official talks, with the participation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, on bilateral relations and the strategic partnership between the two countries.
On the sidelines of the Saudi-Chinese summit, more than 20 preliminary agreements worth more than 110 billion riyals ($29 billion) are expected to be signed, in addition to the signing of the strategic partnership document between the Kingdom and China, and the harmonization plan between Saudi Vision 2030 and the Belt and Road Initiative, as scheduled. Announcing the launch of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Award for Cultural Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and China.
Thirty leaders of countries and international organizations, led by King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, are attending the meetings of the “Gulf-Chinese” and “Arab-Chinese” summits, which are hosted by the Saudi capital, in the presence of the Chinese president. Joint relations in all fields, and prospects for economic and development cooperation.
Regarding the Chinese leader’s visit to the region, and the summits that Riyadh will witness, the Chinese ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Chen Weiqing, said that these summits represent a prominent historical event that writes the history of his country’s relations with Saudi Arabia, the Gulf states, and the Arab countries, and they also reflect the level to which the relations of the two parties have risen over the years. from evolution.