Emirates News Agency – Saudi Arabia, China review defense relationship

SINGAPORE, 11th June, 2022 (WAM) — The Deputy Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Executive Affairs, Dr. Khalid bin Hussein Al-Bayari, met today in Singapore on the sidelines of the Security Summit in Asia (19th Shangri-La Dialogue) with Chinese State Councilor, National Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

During the meeting, bilateral relations between the two countries in the fields of defense and military were reviewed and a number of issues of common interest were discussed.

Dr Al-Bayaru led the Saudi Ministry of Defense delegation to the summit which started here yesterday with the participation of a number of defense, interior and foreign ministers as well as senior government officials , military analysts and decision-makers in the diplomatic and security fields. from more than 30 countries.

The summit, organized by the International Institute for Strategic Studies, is to discuss a number of important issues, chief among them the regional security situation, the means of cooperation and exchange in the field of defence, and the strengthening security partnerships in Asia and the Pacific.

WAM/Hatem Mohamed