The foreign ministers of Bahrain and China have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly advance the construction of the Belt and Road project.
The two sides would continue to firmly support each other on issues concerning each others’ core interests and promote pragmatic cooperation across the board under the Belt and Road framework, Xinhua news agency quoted Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi as saying.
He called for turning the desire of cooperation into practical results to benefit the two peoples, while pledging to strengthen cooperation with Bahrain under the framework of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum.
Bahrain highly applauds and supports the Belt and Road Initiative and stands ready to strengthen all-round cooperation with China and boost bilateral ties, said Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa.
The two foreign ministers also signed a deal on visa exemption for those holding diplomatic and service passports.
Shaikh Khalid is attending the opening ceremony of the eighth ministerial meeting of China-Arab States Cooperation Forum in Beijing.