HANGZHOU, China: HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Chinese President Xi Jinping held summit talks at the West Lake in Hangzhou, China, on Friday. HH the Crown Prince conveyed greetings of HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and extended an official invitation to Xi to visit Kuwait.

The two leaders discussed the historic bilateral relations which date back to over 50 years and means of further strengthening them with the objective of boosting prosperity of the two peoples and contribute to progress and development. The two leaders also discussed the desire to cement the strategic partnership between Kuwait and China, in addition to exchanging views over a host of regional and international development.

The talks were held in an amicable atmosphere which reflected the spirit of understanding and friendship between the two countries and their desire to promote cooperation in all domains. HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal and President Xi also witnessed the signing of a host of cooperation agreements. HH the Crown Prince also attended on Saturday the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games. – KUNA