Syria, China Discuss Cooperation at Expo 2020 Dubai

The Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade discussed with the Commissioner-General of China Pavilion at Expo 2020 means of enhancing cooperation between the two countries, according to SANA.

Means to enhance cooperation between Syria and China were the main points of discussion between the Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Mohammad Samer al-Khalil, and Zhang Shenfeng, Commissioner General of China Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.

That came during a visit paid by Minister Khalil to the Chinese Pavilion at the Expo on Sunday.

China is the largest strategic trade partner of Syria, which encourages Chinese companies to make investments in it, Minister Khalil said.

He highly appreciated the distinguished relations with China, underlining the importance of cooperation in all domains whether on the governmental or private levels.

Khalil thanked China for standing by Syria, and for providing humanitarian aid, in addition to the training courses from which many of the state employees have benefited.

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Shenfeng, for his part, highlighted the deep-rooted cooperation between the two countries, underlining the necessity of enhancing trade and investment between them.

Syria is a key partner, with whom China cooperates in all domains, Shenfeng said, expressing hope to enhance cooperation and expand partnerships between the two countries. “The Chinese pavilion at the Expo includes technology and artificial intelligence, and we hope to cooperate in this field”, he said.

The Syrian delegation also visited the Lebanese pavilion at the expo and they met Lebanese Tourism Minister Walid Nassar.

Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade also visited the Belarusian pavilion and he met Head of the Pavilion Svetlana Pashchenko, in addition to visiting the Malaysian pavilion and meeting its head Michelle Lau Sook Yee and heads of foreign trade, export support, and entrepreneurship bodies in Malaysia to strengthen cooperation between the two countries.


This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. The Syrian Observer has not verified the content of this story. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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