Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to arrive in Saudi Arabia later today on a three-day visit to the Arab kingdom.
The visit follows an invitation from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman who says the move is aimed at bolstering historic ties and strategic partnership between the two countries.
The official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) announced yesterday that I
nitial agreements worth $29.26bn will be signed during the first China-Arab States Summit and the China-GCC Summit in Riyadh.
Local press in China has described the visit as a milestone in the history of China-Arab countries relations.