Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping after a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. Photo: AFP
Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping after a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. Photo: AFP
Diplomacy

China pledges US$23 billion in loans and aid to Arab states as it boosts ties in Middle East

Free-trade deals are also on the cards, as President Xi Jinping tells forum Beijing wants to ‘become the keeper of peace and stability’ in the region

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping after a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. Photo: AFP
Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping after a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday. Photo: AFP
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