Thursday 17/6/1438 AH, corresponding to 3/16/2017 AD
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud – may God protect him – and President Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, discussed in the Great Hall of the People in the capital Beijing, strengthening bilateral relations.
This came after an official reception ceremony held for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, on the occasion of his visit to China.
In his speech during the talks, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques expressed his happiness at the status of relations between the two friendly countries.
He touched upon the visit of the Chinese president to the Kingdom in 2016, where the two sides held fruitful meetings at that time, which reflected positively on joint cooperation in all fields.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques added: “One of the fruits of these meetings was the establishment of a high-level Saudi-Chinese committee, which will act as a framework to promote relations between the two countries to the level of strategic partnership.”
In his turn, the Chinese President affirmed in his speech his country’s keenness to strengthen and develop relations with the Kingdom to the highest levels, noting that they consider the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ visit to their country as an important opportunity to advance the comprehensive strategic relations between the two countries.