1998 News Story

Crown Prince Abdullah's gift to Chinese college

Crown Prince Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard, has sent as a gift to the College of Arabic Language at the University of Foreign Studies in Beijing, China, twenty-four boxes of books, of Arabic literature and language as well as Islam, history, culture and the sciences.  At a reception for the gift, attended by over 200 teachers and students, Saudi Ambassador to China Yousuf Ibn Muhammad Al-Madani said the Arabs and the Chinese have a long history and both have made highly important contributions to the growth of civilization in the world, adding that they have for centuries witnessed exchanges and cooperation.