IANS | 23 Jul, 2018
The UAE and China have agreed to enhance cooperation in all fields to
higher levels and forge overall strategic partnership that would
contribute to cementing and intensifying cooperation and boost
development and prosperity.
The two countries in a joint
statement on Saturday on Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the
United Arab Emirates stressed their keenness to deepen cooperation
within the "Belt and Road Initiative" to establish sustainable trade and
investment partnership to achieve the common interests.
Xi's visit, the UAE and China signed 13 agreements and Memoranda of
Understanding aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation and opening new
horizons for joint action in various sectors.
The Chinese leader
concluded his three-day visit to the UAE on Saturday. Abu Dhabi Crown
Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh
Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan bid farewell to him after his historic
"This visit contributed to strengthening the relationship
between the two countries as well as the personal friendship between us,
and I am confident that the UAE under its leadership will achieve
further progress and prosperity. As a strategic partner of the UAE,
China will make joint efforts to achieve mutual interests," Xi said.
began a three-day visit to the country on Thursday, during which he
held talks with the UAE's Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of
Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the Abu Dhabi crown
prince on cooperation prospects and strategic partnership between the
They also discussed regional and international issues of common concern.