RIYADH: Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah met Chinese President Xi Jinping at the latter’s residence in Riyadh on Thursday. During the meeting, His Highness the Crown Prince conveyed to President Xi the greetings of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.
They discussed the deep-rooted friendship between the State of Kuwait and the People’s Republic of China and explored ways to boost cooperation in all fields, strengthen the strategic partnership and promote the welfare of both nations. They reviewed a range of regional and international issues of common concern and exchanged views on the agendas of the GCC-China and the Arab-China summits being hosted by Riyadh.
The cordial tone and atmosphere of the meeting reflected the depth of friendship and mutual understanding between both nations. The meeting gathered also Kuwait’s Minister of Finance and Minister of State for Economic and Investment Affairs Abdulwahab Al-Rushaid, Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Chief of Staff of His Highness the Crown Prince’s Diwan Jamal Al-Thiyab, Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs Dept. at His Highness the Crown Prince’s Diwan Mazen Al-Issa and Ambassador to China Sadeq Maarafi.
His Highness the Crown Prince arrived on Thursday in Saudi Arabia to partake in the 43rd GCC Summit, the GCC-China Summit and the Arab-China Summit. His Highness the Amiri representative and his entourage were received at King Khaled International Airport by Prince Mohammad bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the Deputy Amir of Riyadh Region, Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Abul-Ghait, GCC Secretary General Dr Nayef Al-Hajraf, the head of honorary mission the ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to Kuwait, Prince Sultan Al-Saud and Kuwait Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Sheikh Ali Al-Khaled Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. – KUNA