Media & Communication Directorate
Royal Hashemite Court (Jordan)
King Abdullah: Our bonds with China are deep-rooted
Amman, 15 September 2013
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday highlighted Jordan’s keenness to attract Chinese investments and tourists, and benefit from China’s expertise in local development.
In an interview with China’s Xinhua News Agency, published Sunday at the beginning of King Abdullah’s working visit to China, His Majesty said “we are keen to continue coordination and consultations with our friends in China regarding regional and international challenges, promote a closer strategic partnership, and take bilateral ties to a new level at the political, economic, trade, tourism, development, educational and cultural levels. This reflects our commitment to building diversified, balanced and strategic international partnerships.”
During the interview, the King also said that “our political discussions will address the repercussions of the Syrian crisis and ways to solve it, along with the peace process, in which China has shown great interest and played a positive role.”