BEIJING (Rahnuma) China and Saudi Arabia agreed on Thursday to further boost financial cooperation as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Beijing on the final leg of his Asia tour.
The crown prince was due to meet President Xi Jinping in Beijing. Later he was expected to join Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng to co-chair the third meeting of the China-Saudi Arabia High-Level Joint Committee.
At the airport, the crown prince was greeted by a number of Chinese officials, including Khi Li Fung, Deputy Chairman of the Advisory and Political Council of the People’s Republic of China, and Chinese Ambassador to the Kingdom Li Huaxin.
The crown prince visited the Great Wall of China on Thursday, where he posed for photos and took in the dramtic scenery.
Among the most striking initiatives agreed by the two countries is a plan to develop greater integration between China’s Belt and Road development strategy and the Saudi Vision 2030 reform program.
Support for a multilateral approach to development and greater policy communication were agreed at a meeting of a financial subcommittee, jointly chaired by Chinese Vice Finance Minister Zou Jiayi and her Saudi counterpart Hamad Al-Bazai.