In his first official visit to China in almost 20 years, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his First Lady, Asma al-Assad, arrived in the country today, Thursday. Their official visit was in response to an invitation from the Chinese President, Xi Jinping.
The highlight of the visit is a Syrian-Chinese summit, where the two leaders will meet and discuss important matters of state. Along with this, the Assads will also hold several events and meetings in the cities of Khanju and Beijing. The president is joined by a political and economic delegation, highlighting the importance of bolstering the economic ties between the two countries.
Many are excited about the visit, with this being the first time in decades that Syria and China are coming together officially.
The Syrian presidency announced the visit a few days ago, and it has already gathered much attention and anticipation. As the world watches with bated breath, the visit is expected to strengthen the friendship between Syria and China and pave the way for more productive partnerships in the future.
Source: Al-Manar Eglish Website