Hala China plans more events to boost UAE-Chinese ties

Hala China celebrates first anniversary with signing of six agreements to launch a host of events in Dubai during 2019 and 2020
Hala China plans more events to boost UAE-Chinese ties
By Sam Bridge
Fri 26 Jul 2019 10:06 AM

Hala China has celebrated its first anniversary with the signing of six collaboration agreements to launch a host of events and packages in Dubai throughout 2019 and 2020.

The agreements will see Hala China collaborate with Shanghai Qianxilu Cultural Communication, and leading Chinese travel agencies to boost tourism, cultural exchange, and trade and investment avenues.

Hala China is a joint initiative between Meraas and Dubai Holding which has the stated objectives of enhancing economic and cultural exchanges between the two countries and encouraging mutual investment.

Held at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah in Dubai, the signing event saw the participation of Li Xuhang, Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Dubai, and Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, chairman of Hala China, state news agency WAM reported.

"The outcomes from our anniversary event show how we are moving forward with progressive intent. The appetite for cross-cultural initiatives, new business and enterprise has become clear to us in our first year of operation as we move to bring our countries closer together," said Sheikh Majid.

Xuhang added: "This year marks the 35th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the UAE, and we are standing at a new historical starting point.

"We believe that after a year of successful exploration, the Hala China initiative will continue to innovate and ensure steady and sustained development."

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