It indicated that the ruler will hold talks with the highest authorities of China headed by President Xi Jinping, to examine the prospects for cooperation between the two friendly nations.
The President and his wife Asmaa Al-Assad will attend the opening ceremony of the Asian Games, to be held in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on the 23rd of this month, and will also participate in a series of activities.
The two nations signed an agreement in January 2022 stipulating Syria’s membership in the 21st Century Silk Road Economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road initiative.
In November 2021, the presidents of China and Syria ratified, during a telephone conversation, the will to boost cooperation and maintain mutual support for their national causes and in international forums.
Beijing used its veto right in the Security Council twice in 2012 and 2017 against draft resolutions submitted by Washington and its allies against Syria.