The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques received Xi and the Crown Prince, held official talks with him… and signed agreements in various fields
Yesterday, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, received Chinese President Xi Jinping at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh, in the presence of Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Prince Muhammad bin Salman. The meeting culminated in the signing of the comprehensive strategic partnership agreement between the two countries.
The two sides reviewed the historical friendship between the Kingdom and China, and ways to enhance them to serve the interests of the two friendly countries and peoples in various fields.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman and President Xi held, earlier yesterday, an official session of talks that dealt with reviewing aspects of partnership between the two countries, joint coordination efforts to enhance cooperation between the two countries in various fields in line with their visions, and discussing opportunities to invest the resources available in both countries in a way that achieves interests. In addition to discussing regional and international developments, issues of common interest, and the efforts exerted in this regard.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman when he welcomed President Xi before their official talks yesterday (SPA)
Prince Mohammed bin Salman and President Xi witnessed the exchange of a number of bilateral agreements and memorandums of understanding between the two countries, which included a harmonization plan between Saudi Vision 2030 and the Chinese Belt and Road initiative, a memorandum of understanding in the field of hydrogen energy, and an agreement for cooperation and judicial assistance in civil, commercial and legal matters. A memorandum of cooperation to teach the Chinese language, a memorandum of understanding in the field of encouraging direct investment, and an action plan to activate the provisions of the memorandum of cooperation in the field of housing.
The two sides also witnessed the ceremony of awarding the Chinese President an honorary doctorate in management from King Saud University, where Dr. Badran Al-Omar, President of King Saud University, announced the decision of the University Council to award the certificate as a merit and crowning of the Chinese President’s achievements and his great efforts in management and leadership, and in gratitude for the thriving relationship and continuous cooperation between the two countries. the two countries.
Meanwhile, leaders and leaders of the Gulf and Arab countries began flocking to the Saudi capital yesterday. To participate in the Riyadh summits. The 43rd Gulf Summit kicks off in the Saudi capital today, Friday, coinciding with the first Chinese Gulf summit, and the first Chinese Arab summit on the same day.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Chairman of the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council Dr. Rashad Al-Alimi, Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of the United Comoros Othman Ghazali, Crown Prince of Kuwait Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and Iraqi Prime Minister Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani arrived. the Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati, and the head of the Sudanese Transitional Sovereignty Council, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, to the Saudi capital; To participate in the Arab-Chinese Summit for Cooperation and Development. During the two summits, the leaders will discuss “ways to enhance joint relations in all fields, and discuss prospects for economic and development cooperation,” based on the distinguished relations between the countries of the Cooperation Council for the Arab Gulf States and the Arab countries with China.
the king Salman
Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi crown prince