[A-List] Saudi King Visits China
Henry C.K. Liu
hliu at mindspring.com
Sun Jan 22 03:15:32 MST 2006
King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arab
<http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/data/sa.html>ia Abdullah bin
Abdul-Aziz arrives in Beijing
<http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/data/province/beijing.html> at noon
Sunday, kicking off his three-day state visit to China as guest of
President Hu Jintao
It will be the first ever visit of the Saudi Arabian king to China since
the two countries established their diplomatic relations in 1990.
This will also be the first official visit that the King has ever made
to another country since he came to the throne.
During his stay in Beijing, Chinese President Hu, top legislator
Wu Bangguo <http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/zhuanti/Zhuanti_421.html>
and Premier Wen Jiabao
<http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/zhuanti/Zhuanti_404.html> will meet
or hold talks with him respectively for an exchange of views on such
issues as the further expansion of bilateral cooperation in energy,
economic and trade areas.
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