The session was held as part the current visit of the Chinese parliamentary delegation to the sultanate, and within the framework of the strong relations between the sultanate and China, as well as the 40th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations.
The session was chaired from the Omani side by H E Khalid bin Hilal al Ma’awali, chairman of Majlis A’Shura, while it was led from the Chinese side by Chen Xiaoguang, CPPCC vice chairperson.
The session explored means of enhancing bilateral relations between the sultanate and China in various fields that would deepen the cultural, parliamentary and economic exchange between the two friendly countries.
The chairman of Majlis A’Shura commended the exceptional relations between the sultanate and China, particularly in political, parliamentary and economic aspects, which reached their peak in relation to trade exchange and economic agreements.
He affirmed the sultanate’s keenness in promoting parliamentary cooperation between the councils of the two countries.
Chen expressed his delight in visiting the sultanate.
He said through the visit, he familiarised with the Omani parliamentary experience that would develop avenues of cooperation between the two countries in all spheres.
He described the Omani-Chinese relations as ‘historic and deep-rooted’.
The session of talks was attended by Sheikh Rashid bin Ahmed al Shamsi, deputy chairman of Majlis A’Shura, Sheikh Ali bin Nasser al Mahrouqi, secretary general of the Majlis and members of the Majlis office.