H E Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs visited China final week and met Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of China. During the talks the two sides discussed implies of enhancing bilateral relations, as effectively as advertising fields of joint cooperation and consultation on financial, trade and investment partnership.
On the sidelines of the talks, a memorandum of understanding was signed on jointly advertising the building of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road among Oman and China. Wang stated that China and Oman have usually enjoyed equal remedy, mutual understanding, mutual help and sincere cooperation.
“China is willing to take the 40th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations as an opportunity to further consolidate mutual political trust, accommodate each other’s core interests and major concerns, and inject new impetus as well as open up new space for bilateral cooperation through the joint construction of the silk road belt,” the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs mentioned.
It added that each sides must concentrate on pushing forward sensible cooperation in such fields as connectivity, industrial parks, power, production capacity, science and technologies, finance and ports. The dignitaries also discussed monetary and investment cooperation amongst institutions in each nations.
The meetings have been attended by Sultan bin Salim al Habsi, deputy chairman of the Board of Governors of the Central Bank of Oman (CBO), Abdul Salam Mohammed al Murshidi, CEO of the State General Reserve Fund, Tahir bin Salim al Amri, executive president of CBO and H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Saleh al Saadi, Oman’s Ambassador to China.
(With inputs from ONA)
Information Source: Muscat Daily