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Egypt and China discusses to expand partnership

Cairo, Saturday, 4 August 2018

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli held discussion on the construction of a mega project in New Administrative Capital, with a delegation from the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC). Source: Xinhua, Beijing



China and Iraq exchanges congratulatory messages

Beijing, Saturday, 25 August 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping exchanged congratulatory messages with Iraqi President Fuad Masoum, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Source: Xinhua, Beijing




Hainan Airlines open 3rd China-Israel direct route

Jerusalem, Friday, 3 August 2018

China's Hainan Airlines opened its third direct air route linking China and Israel. There will be three direct return flights per week between Guangzhou and Tel Aviv. Source: Xinhua, Beijing




Morocco to participate in International Book Fair hosted by China

Rabat, Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Morocco will participate in an international book fair in Beijing as a guest of honour. The fair will include events on the bilateral relations under the Belt and Road Initiative, and on the Moroccan culture. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


Chinese tourists in Morocco

Rabat, Friday, 10 August 2018

Since Morocco announced the visa exemption for Chinese citizens in June 2016, the number of Chinese tourists has risen rapidly and this will also benefit the Chinese restaurants in Morocco. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



China to host exhibition in Saudi Arabia

Beijing, Tuesday 21 August 2018

China will host a cultural exhibition in Saudi Arabia from September to November, featuring Chinese civilization under the theme Treasures of China. It will display 264 items provided by 13 museums and cultural institutions, including 173 cultural relics and will also showcase objects of joint archaeological excavations by China and Saudi Arabia. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


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