At the invitation of Prince Alwaleed, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company of Saudi Arabia, President Li Xiaolin led a CPAFFC delegation to visit Saudi Arabia from February 16th to 20th. During the visit, President Li met with Prince Alwaleed, visited Kingdom Hospital, Kingdom School and held working talks with Alwaleed Philanthropies.
During the meeting with Prince Alwaleed, President Li mentioned that Chinese President Xi Jinping just paid a very successful state visit to Saudi Arabia last month. The two sides issued the Joint Statement on the Establishment of China-Saudi Arabia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, thus providing a historic opportunity to enrich people-to-people friendship between the two countries. CPAFFC is willing to establish cooperation with Kingdom Holding Company in charity, cultural and educational cooperation, local governments exchanges and other various areas to enhance people-to-people friendship between China and Saudi Arabia.
Prince Alwaleed warmly welcomed President Li and the delegation to visit Saudi Arabia. He completely agreed with President Li’s comments on the bilateral relations and hoped to launch multi-level and broad-area cooperation with CPAFFC. He wished to pay a visit to China in the near future and have in-depth discussions with Chinese leaders and President Li about China-Saudi Arabia relations and people-to-people cooperation.