1st December 2011

The APECF delegation visits United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia upon invitation

On November 28, 2011, Executive Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific Exchange & Cooperation Foundation (APECF) Xiao Wunan, Deputy Secretary-General Gong Tingyu, Assistant Liu Wei and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of U.S. Department of Commerce John Huang, visited Dubai and Riyadh upon invitation. In Dubai, Mr. Abdullah, Vice Chairman of the Foundation and well-known financier in the Middle East, held several meetings to discuss and arrange the Foundation’s future development, signed a Memorandum of Understanding and planned on setting up representative office in Dubai in the near future.


On December 1st, the delegation held extensive meetings in Riyadh, the Capital of Saudi Arabia, with Saudi Industrial Fund, industrial and commercial representatives and religious people. They constructively discussed Sino-Arabian bilateral cultural exchanges, Chinese enterprises’ participation in Saudi’s construction and the promotion of further cooperation in other sectors. The talks achieved fruitful results.


Mr. Xiao Wunan(4th from left), the Foundation’s Executive Vice Chairman and Mr. Abdullah(4th from right), the Foundation’s Co-Vice-Chairman and well-known financier in the Middle East area, held meetings to discuss the Foundation’s next development
The President of Saudi Arabia China Chamber of Commerce, well-known entrepreneur Abdul Mohsin Al-Hokair listened carefully to the reports on the Lumbini project given by the representatives of APECF
Colleagues of APECF Beijing office, Dubai office and their local friends gathered on the sea of Dubai
Discussed with industrial and commercial representative of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh
Mr. Xiao Wunan (right) talked cordially with Muslin spiritual leader Cheikh, Mfouapon alassa Hassan