|Chairman of the Saudi-China Business Council Mohammad Al Ajlan. Photo provided by the interviewee|
People's Daily Online, Cairo, November 21 (Reporter Shen Xiaoxiao) The impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic on the world economy is complex and far-reaching. How to promote recovery and development is a common issue facing all countries. "In this context, we should put development at the center of the international agenda and convey the message of this era to the world, that is, common development and common prosperity." Mohammad Al Ajlan, chairman of the Saudi-China Business Council, said, The trade relationship between China and Saudi Arabia is at its best in history, and the two countries have achieved numerous win-win results in different fields. It is believed that the cooperation between the two countries will be closer and more comprehensive in the future.
Ajlan has paid close attention to China for a long time and is committed to promoting economic and trade cooperation between Saudi Arabia and China. Ajlan has been associated with China since the 1990s. In 1990, after Saudi Arabia and China officially established diplomatic relations, Ajlan took the lead in entering China to engage in trade and explore business opportunities. Aguilan said that the significant development and progress China has made over the years is obvious to all. "I have been to many cities in China. Over the past 30 years, we have witnessed the great changes that have taken place in China." In his view, China has continued to expand its opening up to the outside world, and the business environment for foreign-funded enterprises in China has continued to improve. "Let us open up to China." There is hope for a resilient, resilient and dynamic economy."
In May of this year, Aguilan listened online to President Xi Jinping's speech at the 70th anniversary conference of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and the Global Trade and Investment Promotion Summit. Aguilan is deeply touched by "deepening innovation exchanges and cooperation, and promoting the deep integration of technology and economy". "China has world-leading technologies, services and products in emerging fields such as 5G, artificial intelligence, big data, biotechnology, financial technology and automation. Many Chinese companies have brought advanced technologies and practices to Saudi Arabia and the MENA region, Through the localization of technology to better connect with the local market." Aguilan said.
"The international environment after the COVID-19 epidemic has become more complicated. It is expected that every country will experience a process of economic recession and economic growth recovery. This is extremely challenging for every economy. Unity will prosper, and division will perish." Aji Lan believes that Chinese programs and concepts such as the "Belt and Road" initiative, the global development initiative, and a community with a shared future for mankind provide excellent solutions to the severe challenges facing the world. Unremitting efforts made on the right track.
"In the face of global challenges, countries should cooperate instead of confrontation, resolve differences and disputes through dialogue, and achieve global common development." Ajlan said that he hopes to become a bridge for Chinese companies to the Middle East and North Africa, and in the mutually beneficial and win-win world On the basis of further promoting the economic and trade cooperation between Saudi Arabia and China.
In recent years, under the docking of the "Belt and Road" initiative and Saudi Arabia's "Vision 2030", the economic and trade ties between Saudi Arabia and China have become increasingly close, and the cooperation between the two countries in the fields of energy, trade, investment, and infrastructure construction has developed in depth. "China is actively launching a series of measures to expand opening up and stabilize foreign investment. We feel China's firm determination to expand opening up and see the huge potential of the Chinese market." Aguilan said that China has provided more for global companies. China's market, investment and growth opportunities are an important stabilizer of world economic growth. "Looking forward to cooperating with more Chinese companies."
(Editors in charge: Yan Meng, Chang Hong)
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