Chinese diplomat talks of bolstering strategic ties with Arab countries

Minister of the International Liaison Department of the Communist Party of China Song Tao affirmed Saturday that his country is working on bolstering strategic relations with Arab Countries. The Chinese diplomat stressed on his country’s keenness on strengthening cooperation ties and finding ways that could be beneficiary for both sides. That came in his speech during the meeting organized by the Arab Ambassadors Board at “Kuwait’s House” in the Chinese Capital Beijing.

Tao pointed out that the speech of the Chinese President at the 8th Ministerial Meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) held in Beijing last July, announced the establishment of these strategic relations between China and Arab Nations, and would be a new chapter in the history of China Arab relations. On his part, Kuwait’s Ambassador to China Samih Hayat stressed on the depth of the historical KuwaitiChinese relations, remembering His Highness the late Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s first visit to China back in 1965 when he was the Minister of Finance and Industry.

Hayat said that these relations continued growing in the reign of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah AlAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah by creating an embassy and three Kuwaiti consulates in China.