China’s COMAC Seeks to Enter Saudi Aviation Market

  • Date: 22-May-2024
  • Source: Asharq Al-awsat
  • Sector:Transport
  • Country:Saudi Arabia
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China’s COMAC Seeks to Enter Saudi Aviation Market

Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, underscored on Tuesday the Kingdom’s commitment to maintaining the supply of crude oil to Japan, pointing to Riyadh’s desire to boost cooperation with Tokyo in other fields, including clean energy.

He made his remarks during a video call with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on the sidelines of the Saudi Arabia-Japan Vision 2030 Forum, which witnessed an agreement to announce the Saudi-Japanese Partnership Council.

Kishida expressed his gratitude to the Kingdom for the steady supplies of crude oil to his country, highlighting Saudi Arabia’s leading role in stabilizing the global oil market and supporting global supply chains for clean energy.

The leaders also tackled bilateral economic and investment cooperation in energy and joint investments, research related to the climate initiative, environmental sustainability, environmental protection, and means to reduce the effects of climate change.

Crown Prince Mohammed highlighted the growth of bilateral trade exchange in recent years and the aspiration to work with Japanese companies in a number of promising fields and giant projects, stressing that Japan is Saudi Arabia’s largest investment destination.

Kishida expressed his happiness at handing over the torch of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, to Saudi Arabia in 2030, noting Japan’s