|Wang Yi Accepts the Letter of Appointment Presented by the Newly-appointed Director of the Arab League Representative Office in China Mahmoud Amin|
On July 8, 2018, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with the newly-appointed Director of the Arab League Representative Office in China Mahmoud Amin and accepted the letter of appointment presented by him.
Wang Yi welcomed Mahmoud Amin to assume his new post in China, and expressed that China-Arab relations have achieved substantial development in recent years. The Belt and Road Initiative put forward by President Xi Jinping has provided new and strong impetus for China-Arab cooperation. It is hoped that the Arab League will play a positive and coordinated role in the joint building of the Belt and Road. The China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) serves as an important platform to promote bilateral collective cooperation. It is believed that the upcoming 8th CASCF Ministerial Meeting will reach new consensus and achieve new outcomes. It is hoped that the Arab League will make positive contributions to the successful holding of the CASCF.
Mahmoud Amin expressed that China is a great country, and he is honored to have the opportunity to work in China, and will do his utmost to push forward the development of Arab-China relations. The Arab League pays high attention to the important initiatives proposed by President Xi Jinping including the joint building of the Belt and Road, the building of a community with a shared future for mankind, and the building of a new type of international relations. The Arab League will intensify cooperation with China to ensure the complete success of the 8th CASCF Ministerial Meeting.