EYEAFRICA TV: Yinchuan, China: The fourth edition of China-Arab States Expo opened on Thursday in Yinchuan, the capital city of northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
President Xi said in his congratulatory letter that following the trend of the times and respective development needs, Beijing and the Arab states have in recent years made joint efforts in advancing the Belt and Road Initiative and achieved fruitful results.
The report said during the eighth ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum held in Beijing in July last year, the two sides agreed to establish a future-oriented strategic partnership of comprehensive cooperation and common development.
Chinese president mentioned that the fourth China-Arab States Expo will offer a beneficial platform for the two sides to deepen pragmatic cooperation and push forward high-quality development of the Belt and Road Initiative.
Xi Jinping sound optimistic that the two sides could seize the opportunity and tap the potential to jointly promote their strategic partnership to make greater progress for the benefit of the people from both sides.
The four-day event will feature trade fairs and forums on infrastructure, Internet plus healthcare, high technology, modern agriculture, logistics, tourism, digital economy and industrial cooperation.
According to the organizers of the expo, this year’s event attracts around 12,600 participants from 2,900 regional organizations, commerce chambers, associations and enterprises in 89 countries.
The fourth edition of China-Arab States Expo opened on Thursday in Yinchuan, the capital city of northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.