YAO Kuangyi (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, People’s Republic of China)
Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (in Asia) Vol. 8, No. 4, 2014
In the decade after its establishment, the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum has completed its normalized, institutional construction and established more than ten kinds of communication mechanism, such as ministerial meetings, senior officials meeting, business conference and investment seminars, which cover a variety of fields in political, economic, cultural, and humanistic cooperation. It not only enriched the connotation of China-Arab cooperation, but created a new cooperation mode. Therefore, the Arab World and China have developed a relationship of mutual promotion, mutual complementation and sound development multilaterally and bilaterally, officially and privately. The development of the Forum benefited both sides insisting on mutual respect, mutually beneficial cooperation and common development concept. In the next decade, the Forum should deepen strategies, adhere to innovation, emphasize on effectiveness, and create a better tomorrow for the work of the Forum.