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China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi

Beijing, Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Making the 40th anniversary of the diplomatic relations Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told in Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi that China hopes that both countries would help each other on issues concerning their core interests. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



Egypt and China sign deals to boost economic co-operation

Cairo, Sunday, 17 September 2017

China Development Bank signed two deals to provide loans to Egypt’s two important financial institutions, SAIBANK and Banque Misr and Bank’s Vice President Wang Yongsheng said that the deal was a part of the Belt and Road initiative and would enhance economic co-operation.

Source: Xinhua, Beijing

Egypt hopes to revive its ailing tourism industry

Luxor, Egypt, Sunday, 17 September 2017

Governor of Egypt’s Luxor Governorate Mohamed Badr said that Egypt is eager to tap into the Chinese market to revive its ailing tourism industry and that that there was a considerable rise in the number of Chinese tourists after the visit of Chinese president Xi Jinping to Egypt in 2016. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sends letter of congratulations

Chengdu, Thursday, 7 September 2017

Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent letter of congratulations to an international high-tech expo, opened in Southwest China’s Sichuan province and China hopes that both the countries would work together to boost bilateral co-operations. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


China-Arab economic co-operation

Yinchuan, Friday, 8 September 2017

China-Oman industrial park is an exemplary project in the China-Arab industrial co-operation and it was designed to develop into a commercial harbour and tourist site for the Arabian Sea, covering an area of 1,200 hectares in coastal Duqm. Investment agreements signed between China and Oman worth US$3.8 billion on the project. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



China beats Qatar

Doha, Tuesday, 5 September 2017

China defeated Qatar 2-1 in the last round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian Preliminaries but failed to enter into the World Cup finals. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


Fourth Confucius Institute opened in Turkey

Istanbul, Wednesday, 27 September 2017

A fourth Confucius Institute was inaugurated at the Yeditepe University in Istanbul to enhance cultural exchanges between the two countries and boost their bi lateral relations. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


Universities from China and UAE signs Memorandum of Understanding

Dubai, 13 September, Wednesday 2017

United Arab Emirates University signed a MoU with Zhejiang University of China to promote scientific research and exchange of knowledge between the two countries. Source: Xinhua, Beijing




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