People visit a bridge in front of the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai on Friday. Reuters
The UAE-China bilateral relations have progressed steadily since the establishment of diplomatic ties in 1984.
In a congratulatory message, Xi said that he stands ready to work with the new president to deepen the comprehensive strategic partnership for the benefit of the two countries and their peoples.
Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, stated that China is the UAE’s leading trade partner in terms of non-oil commodities, accounting for 9.7 per cent of its total non-oil trade in 2018, valued at over $43 billion.
Sheikh Mohammed on Wednesday met a number of high-ranking military and police officials from the UAE and other nations, who attended the graduation ceremony of the 47th cohort of graduates of the Zayed II Military College.
Dubai Police and Civil Defence officials evacuated the building in recording time.
The two leaders also discussed bilateral cooperation across various domains, affirming their joint keenness for continuous consultation to benefit the mutual interests of their countries and peoples.