Friday, July 20, 2018

China’s Xi arrives in the UAE for state visit

ARAB NEWS - JULY 19, 2018

DUBAI: President Xi Jinping arrived in Abu Dhabi on Thursday for a three-day visit, after the announcement of oil and trade deals between China and the UAE. Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed said he was "delighted" to welcome Xi, posting photos on Twitter of the Chinese president receiving flowers on landing in the emirate. "This is a historic visit and represents a new stage of cooperation in all fields, which will bring growth, development and prosperity to the people of our nations," said the crown prince of the UAE capital. Abu Dhabi is the first stop on Xi's tour, which also includes Senegal, Rwanda and South Africa.