The UAE has emphasised the strength of the Emirates’ relationship with China in a joint ministerial meeting between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and People’s Republic of China, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
His Excellency Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, Minister of State, underscored that the UAE looks forward to “elevating trade exchange and cooperation in important areas such as energy, technology, and culture while enriching discussions on these issues during the joint summit between the GCC and China.”
He also praised China’s effective role on the Security Council and its contributions to maintaining international peace and security.
“We value the spirit of constructive cooperation and consensus between our two countries in various files, especially Arab issues, and we look forward to continuing this cooperation during the UAE’s membership on the Council,” Al Marar said.
China is the largest trading partner of the UAE with non-oil trade value between the two nations exceeded 60 billion US dollars in 2021.