Xi jinping meets with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim

2022-04-23 0 By

Beijing, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) –Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim At the Great Hall of the People on Thursday afternoon. Tamim is here to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.Xi pointed out that China-Qatar relations have witnessed rapid and in-depth development in recent years.Practical cooperation between the two countries has grown despite the impact of COVID-19, and cooperation in energy and infrastructure construction has yielded fruitful results.At present, the development of China-Qatar relations faces new opportunities.China is ready to work with Qatar to push china-Qatar strategic partnership to a new level.Xi stressed that China and Qatar should firmly support each other.China will, as always, support Qatar in safeguarding national sovereignty, independence, security and stability and in independently exploring a development path suited to its national conditions.China supports the chi-square pushing forward the construction of the “2030 national vision” is willing to work with chi-square is to build “area”, to carry out the global development initiative cooperation, expand pragmatic cooperation in such fields as energy, infrastructure construction, energy build long-term and stable relations of cooperation, encourage more Chinese businesses to Qatar investment and actively participate in Qatar infrastructure construction and development of the free zone.Qatar is welcome to increase investment in China.The two sides should deepen counter-terrorism cooperation and enhance people-to-people exchanges.China supports Qatar in hosting the 2022 Qatar World Cup and the 2030 Asian Games, and is ready to launch the first cooperation with Qatar on giant pandas in the Middle East.We hope that Qatar will continue to play a positive role and push for an early conclusion of the China-Gulf Arab Cooperation Council free trade agreement.Tamim said he attended the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and is delighted to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Beijing again.I am confident that the Beijing Winter Olympic Games will be a great success.Congratulations on China’s outstanding response to COVID-19, which is the result of the determination and efforts of the Chinese government and people.Turkmenistan and China enjoy strong and in-depth relations. Turkmenistan is satisfied with the historic achievements of bilateral relations and will continue to firmly support China in safeguarding its sovereignty and security.Qatar welcomes Chinese enterprises to invest in Qatar and is ready to deepen cooperation with China in energy and infrastructure construction, actively advance cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative, and strengthen people-to-people exchanges and cooperation in education and sports to push for greater development of bilateral relations.Qatar is ready to play a positive role in deepening cooperation between the GCC and China.Ding Xuexiang, Yang Jiechi, Wang Yi, He Lifeng and other officials attended the meeting.Editor: Siyu