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China-Algeria to enhance cooperation

Algiers, Monday, 2 April 2018

China expressed its willingness to boost its cooperation with Algeria in aerospace technology. Yang Baohua, deputy general manager of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation said that China expects substantive cooperation in in the area. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



Xi Jinping congratulates Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

Beijing, Monday, 2 April 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on his re-election as president. In a message Xi expressed that he was pleased to see the deepening of mutual trust, growth in cooperation and active cultural exchanges between the two countries. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


China-Egypt boosts their cooperation

Cairo, Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Cairo hosted two-day ceremony on China-Africa Cooperation Zones and Mohab Mamish, head of the Suez Canal Authority and Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) stressed that the bilateral “cooperation is remarkable. It is in favour of the two peoples and we welcome it”.  Source: Xinhua, Beijing  



China- Turkey should maintain high-level exchanges, deepen strategic mutual trust: Xi Jinping

Beijing, Thursday, 19 April 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over phone that both countries should maintain high-level exchanges and deepen strategic mutual trust. Source: Xinhua, Beijing  



China-UAE to boost their strategic partnership

Abu Dhabi, Monday, 30 April 2018

Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special representative Yang Jiechi held talks with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and vowed to boost strategic partnership. Source: Xinhua, Beijing




China’s ‘Silicon Valley’ to open liaison office in Tel Aviv

Jerusalem, Monday, 9 April 2018

In a meeting held between Yin Hejun, a vice mayor of Beijing, and Doron Sapir deputy mayor of Tel Aviv, it was announced that China's Zhongguancun Science Park (Z-Park) in Beijing, known as ‘China's Silicon Valley’,  will open a liaison office in Tel Aviv. Source: Xinhua, Beijing  




China and Saudi Arabia forms archaeological team

Beijing, Saturday, 7 April 2018

A group of five archaeologists from China National Centre of Underwater Cultural Heritage and five archaeologists from Saudi Arabia jointly formed a team to carry out archaeological excavations for Saudi Arabia’s ancient Al Serrian port. This is the first time China has sent an archaeological team to carry out systematic archaeological work in an Arab country. Source: Xinhua, Beijing  



The 17th ‘Chinese-Bridge’ language competition held in Tunisia

Tunis, Friday, 20 April 2018

Tunisia hosted the qualification contest selecting participants in the 17th ‘Chinese Bridge’ Chinese-language competition. A total of 11 students from the Higher Institute of Languages of Tunis (HILT) competed in the qualifier co-organized by the Chinese Embassy in Tunisia, the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) and the HILT. Source: Xinhua, Beijing  


Chinese Technology helps to discover heritage in Tunisia

Tunis, Thursday, 19 April 2018

Tunisian Culture Minister Mohamed Zine El-Abidine said that Chinese space-based remote sensing technology has helped to discover almost ten new archaeological sites in three provinces of Gafsa, Tataouine and Medenine. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


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