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Official China visit by Saudi Arabian delegation consolidates vibrant cultural exchange

Marks the beginning of a landmark cultural collaboration between the two countries


This month’s two-day visit to China by the Saudi Minister of Culture, His Highness Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al Saud, marks the beginning of a landmark cultural collaboration between the two countries.

Saudi Visit to China


This collaboration – cemented with the signing of multiple agreements in Beijing between different stakeholders from Saudi Arabia and China – spans all areas of culture, from films, museums and heritage, to theater, performing and visual arts, architecture and design, libraries, and traditional arts and handicrafts.


"This expansive partnership demonstrates our shared passion for, and dedication to, elevating culture and the arts.” - His Highness Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al Saud

It will also strengthen the knowledge and expertise of both nations, with the two countries sharing their experience across different cultural sectors.


Highlights of the state visit included the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China; a meeting with the President of Peking University, and the commencement of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Cultural Cooperation Award; a meeting with the Bona Film Group to discuss film sector collaborations, followed by the signing of the executive program; and the selection of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a guest of honor at the Beijing International Book Fair.


The visit also saw the launch of the Arabic Language Month in partnership with Peking University, as well as a visit to the Royal Commission of AlUla’s ‘AlUla: Wonder of Arabia’ exhibition at the Palace Museum in Beijing.


His Highness Prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al Saud, Saudi Minister of Culture, said: "From collaborating on projects related to the preservation of Saudi heritage, to cooperating to combat illicit trafficking of cultural artefacts, and facilitating participation in cultural festivals and events between our two countries, this expansive partnership demonstrates our shared passion for, and dedication to, elevating culture and the arts. By collaborating, we look forward to reaching new cultural heights together.”




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