He Guoqiang, a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC), arrived here on Tuesday evening, kicking off an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
He plans to meet with UAE Vice President Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Wednesday and witness the signing of a bilateral agreement on banking regulatory cooperation.
The Chinese leader will arrive in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi on Wednesday afternoon, where he will meet with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
After the meeting, the two leaders will attend a ceremony marking the signing of bilateral agreements on energy and telecommunications cooperation.
The UAE is the fourth leg of He’s five-nation overseas trip which has already taken him to France, Poland and Serbia. He also made a stopover in Turkey after visiting Poland. He will leave Abu Dhabi for Iran on Thursday afternoon.