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Egypt hosts folklore festival to promote Afro-Chinese cultural interaction

Cairo, Monday, 22 October 2018

The third edition of the Afro-Chinese Arts and Folklore Festival was hosted in Cairo. The week-long event includes folklore performances from 25 countries including, Algeria, Morocco and Iraq in two stages; one for Arab and African performances and the other for Chinese performances. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



UAE expects more benefits from closer cooperation with China: officials

Dubai, Saturday, 27 October 2018

According to officials, UAE looks forward to promoting pragmatic cooperation with China under comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries, during the upcoming visit of Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


China and UAE agree to further expand their cooperation

Abu Dhabi, Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Vice President of China Wang Qishan, made visit to UAE and met with Crown Prince Zayed Al Nahyan and Vice President, Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Both the sides agreed, to further boost their cooperation. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



Egyptian date businessman expects to enter Chinese market via Shanghai import expo

Alexandria, Egypt, Friday, 26 October 2018

According to Egyptian businessmen the China International Import Expo (CIIE) is an important opportunity to discover, understand and enter the Chinese market. Hisham al-Masry, chief information officer of the Orient Group which has exported nearly 14,500 tons of dates to foreign markets in 2017, said that Shanghai, provides a new promising platform for showcasing his agricultural products. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



China, Israel vows to boost their innovation cooperation

Jerusalem, Thursday, 25 October 2018

Vice President of China, Wang Qishan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu co-chaired the fourth meeting of China-Israel Joint Committee on Innovation Cooperation, in Israel. Wang’s visit reaffirmed commitment from both sides to further boost their bilateral innovation cooperation for mutual benefits. Source: Xinhua, Beijing




Egyptian university students enchanted by traditional Chinese music

Ismailia, Egypt, Thursday, 4 October 2018

Confucius Institute and the Suez Canal University of Egypt jointly organized a concert in Ismailia province where artists, from the University of Jinan in Shandong Province with their classical Chinese music, deeply impressed the young Egyptian audience. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


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