China, UAE agree to advance strategic partnership
China and the UAE held the first meeting of the intergovernmental cooperation committee.
Zhang said the establishment of the committee is a major step to implementing the consensus reached by Chinese President Xi Jinping and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed on developing bilateral relations.
He called on the two sides to make full use of the mechanism to promote and carry out overall planning for bilateral cooperation.
China is ready to work with the UAE to forge a future-oriented strategic partnership and boost friendly cooperation within the framework of the Belt and Road construction, he said.
He hoped that the two sides could enjoy stronger political mutual trust, more dynamic strategic cooperation, more convenient personnel exchanges and smoother trade flow.
Sheikh Abdullah said bilateral relations have been supported by the leaders and people from the two countries, and have effectively promoted the cooperation between the two sides. ■