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The Saudi Crown Prince and the Chinese President hold an official session of talks


The Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, received Chinese President Xi Jinping at Al Yamama Palace in Riyadh today, Thursday.

According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) today, the Crown Prince and the Chinese President held an official session of talks, during which they reviewed aspects of partnership and joint coordination efforts to enhance cooperation between the two countries in various fields in line with their vision, and discussed opportunities to invest the resources available in both countries in a way that achieves common interests. In addition to discussing regional and international developments, issues of common interest, and efforts exerted in this regard.

After that, the Crown Prince and the Chinese President witnessed the exchange of a number of bilateral agreements and memorandums of understanding between the two countries, which is the harmonization plan between the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative, and a memorandum of understanding in the field of hydrogen energy exchanged from the Saudi side, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Minister energy, and from the Chinese side, Chairman of the State Development and Reform Commission He Lifeng, and an agreement between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and China for cooperation and judicial assistance in civil, commercial and personal status matters, a memorandum of cooperation for teaching the Chinese language, a memorandum of understanding in the field of encouraging direct investment, and an action plan to activate the provisions of Memorandum of cooperation in the field of housing.

According to the agency, after that, a ceremony was held to grant the Chinese President an honorary doctorate in administration from King Saud University, where the President of King Saud University, Dr. Badran Al-Omar, delivered a speech on this occasion, during which he announced the decision of the University Council to grant the certificate as a merit and crowning of the achievements of His Excellency and his great efforts in administration. And leadership, and in gratitude for the thriving relationship and continuous cooperation between the two friendly countries.

The Saudi Minister of Education, Yusuf bin Abdullah Al-Bunyan, and the president of King Saud University, presented an honorary doctorate to the Chinese president.

The Crown Prince hosted an official lunch in honor of the Chinese President.