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Algeria-China cooperation in governance capacity building

Algiers, Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Algeria and China hailed their three-year cooperation in the field of training civil servants and officials, which has further strengthened their bilateral ties. Source: Xinhua, Beijing

Algeria and China mark the 60th anniversary of their diplomatic ties

Algiers, Thursday, 20 December 2018

Algeria and China celebrated the 60th anniversary of the establishment of their diplomatic ties, with Algeria issuing a new postal stamp to mark this occasion. A ceremony organized by Foreign Ministry in the International Conferences Centre in Algiers was addressed by Algerian Foreign Minister, Abdelkader Messahel, and newly-appointed Chinese Ambassador to Algeria, Li Lianhe. Source: Xinhua, Beijing

Xi pledges further development of China-Algeria strategic partnership

Beijing, Thursday, 20 December 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping send congratulatory message to his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika on the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relationship between the two countries. In the message Jinping pledged to develop of a comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


Iraq-China celebrates the 60th anniversary of their bilateral ties

Baghdad, Thursday, 13 December 2018

Iraq and China held a ceremony in Baghdad to celebrate the Silk Road initiative on the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between the two countries. Speaking at the ceremony, China's Ambassador to Iraq Chen Weiqing, described the Silk Road as a “preliminary formula for economic globalization”. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


Chinese premier meets Turkey's parliament speaker

Beijing, Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Binali Yildirim in Beijing and vowed to push forward the bilateral ties and deepen cooperation. Source: Xinhua, Beijing  



Belt and Road Initiative aims to achieve mutual benefits for all: Omani officials

Muscat, Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Hatem al-Tai, a member of the State Council of Oman at Omani-Chinese Business Forum in Muscat said that “The initiative is an ambitious one launched in 2013 to provide bridges of trade and civilization cooperation between China and the rest of the world”. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


China-Qatar visa exemption agreement

Beijing, Wednesday, 12 December 2018

State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of Qatar, co-chaired the first meeting of a China-Qatar inter-governmental strategic dialogue mechanism in Beijing. Following this, both countries announced that an agreement on mutual exemption of visas between the two countries would take effect from 21 December 2018. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



China launches program in Lebanon for burns treatment under UN initiative

Beirut, Friday, 14 December 2018

China's MEBO International launched a programme in Lebanon under a UN initiative for supporting local hospitals to treat women and children suffering burns. The programme, named United Nations Every Woman Every Child China Partnership Network Life Regeneration Action Program, aims to helping 2,000 women and children patients suffering from poverty. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


Chinese doctors provide free surgeries to cataract patients in Sudan

Khartoum, Wednesday, 5 December 2018

The Chinese aid programme to Sudan, known as "Brightness Action 2018," was co-launched by Khartoum State's Health Ministry and the Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office of the Chinese Embassy in Sudan. It was stated that a Chinese medical team of eight members would conduct 250 free surgeries to Sudanese cataract patients at the Eye Hospital of Al-Nilain University in Khartoum. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


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