The Saudi Prince arrives in Beijing to finish the Goodwill Tour of Asia
Bin Salman had already visited India and Pakistan during a one-week trip announcing new investments in energy and infrastructure before arriving in China, Saudi Arabia's largest trading partner.
The Saudi prince has to meet with Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Han Jang on Friday morning before sitting with President Jiangping in the afternoon.
Almost two years since his father, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, met with His during a tour of the region At that time, both sides agreed to "intensify cooperation in all areas," according to the Xinhua state media.
Since then, there has been a sharp change in Saudi Arabia's international authority. The Royal Prince is struggling to restore his international reputation after the killing and dismemberment of the Washington Post journalist and the Saudi critic Jamal Hashogi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last year.
Murder has destroyed the reputation of the kingdom in the West, forcing Saudi Arabia to turn elsewhere for a more favorable business environment. In the G20 in Argentina at the end of last year, when most leaders avoided Bin Salman after the Khashoggi murder, Xi was one of the few leaders who shot a hot engagement
with the Saudi prince.
Close Trade Partner
Arabian's largest trading partner, ahead of the nearest European nations and a close ally of the United States. In 2018, imports from Saudi Arabia reached $ 46 billion.
Both sides seek support from the other side for their political initiatives to sign leadership. a plan that aims to build roads, railways and ports linking China with the world.