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CW In Focus | Saudi Arabia Crown Prince's state visit to China [2019]

CSCEC ME and Saudi Aramco were among the firms that signed major agreements during the recent state visit

After visiting PM Imran Khan in Pakistan and PM Narendra Modi in India, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers, and Minister of Defence, HRH Mohammed Bin Salman, was greeted by Xi Jinping in China, the final stop of his Asia tour last week.

During the Crown Prince’s visit to Beijing, various agreements and memorandum of understandings (MoUs) were signed by big ticket names such as China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) and state-held oil and gas giant Saudi Aramco.

In this episode of Construction Week In Focus, Jack Ball, Construction Week’s senior reporter, outlines the major announcements that were made during the Crown Prince’s visit to China.

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Construction Week In Focus is a twice-weekly bulletin of the Middle East's top news from the real estate development and contracting sectors. The series is hosted on Construction Week's YouTube channel, alongside weekly series published by its sister titles. The latter includes MEP Engineered by MEP Middle EastFM Live by facilities management Middle East, and Heavy Metal by PMV Middle East.

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Construction Week In Focus episodes are published each Sunday and Wednesday. Heavy Metal episodes are published on Mondays, and FM Live updates are presented on Tuesdays. MEP Engineered rounds off the week each Thursday. All videos are published at 4.30pm Dubai time. 

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