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KHOURY WELCOMES CHINESE ECONOMIC DELEGATION

Trade and Economy Minister, Raed Khoury, welcomed on Tuesday a Chinese Economic delegation, presided by head of Nishan County, Wang Heishan.

The delegation discussed with Khoury ways to promote economic relations between the two countries.

Heishan lauded Lebanon's reputation within the financial and commercial fields, as well as the importance of tourism cooperation between China and Lebanon. In this context, he expressed his country's interest to cooperate with the "Silk Road" countries.

For his part, Minister Khoury said that Lebanon enjoyed political and security stability at the time being and was preparing for the period of Syria's reconstruction, especially that the necessary technical potential is available in Lebanon.

The Minister stressed the importance of economic cooperation with China in the forthcoming phase, knowing that Lebanon's geographical location enables it to play an important economic role in the Middle East.

Later, the Minister of Economy chaired the meeting of the Management Committee of the Lebanese Recovery Fund, in presence of UN representative, Philippe Lazzarini, representatives of the donor countries and the Lebanese government.

Source: National News Agency