Abu Dhabi: Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan agreed with leaders of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to further boost cooperation between the two countries during a three-day visit that concluded on Tuesday.
Wang, who had been invited by the UAE government, met Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
In the meeting with the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Wang said that the decision by Chinese President Xi Jinping and the UAE leaders to promote the bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership laid the foundation and will serve as a blueprint for the relations.
Wang said that China was also willing to work closely with the UAE side on its planned introduction of Chinese courses in 200 schools.
The Crown Prince said the recent state visit by President Xi raised bilateral cooperation to a new level and sent a positive signal.
He said that Beijing has had admirable achievements in development and the UAE believes in and looks forward to an increasingly important role for China in international and Middle East affairs.