In an exclusive interview with the head of the G20 leaders summit, Saudi Health Minister Tawfik Rabya highly praised China’s contribution to the cooperation in the fight against the epidemic within the framework of the G20.
He said that under the effective epidemic prevention and control measures, the COVID-19 epidemic in some countries, including China, has been controlled, but the number of new confirmed cases worldwide remains high.
Many countries have tightened pandemic prevention measures again. In addition, the arrival of autumn and winter has increased the possibility of virus transmission. Therefore, this G20 this time The summit is particularly important in promoting international anti-epidemic cooperation.
When talking about China-Saudi cooperation in the fight against the epidemic, Rabbiah pointed out that China’s successful experience in the field of fighting the pandemic provides a good example for the international community, including Saudi Arabia, and China’s great efforts in COVID-19 research and development of a coronavirus vaccine will benefit all mankind. Saudi Arabia is also willing to work with China to promote the construction of people.
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Director of Saudi National Center for Disease Control and Prevention: China-Saudi cooperation in the fight against the Pandemic is fruitful
Summit of G20 leaders is about to be held under the auspices of King Salman of Saudi Arabia. Abdullah Guwizani, director of the Saudi National Center for Disease Prevention and Control, said in an interview with the station reporters on the eve of the conference that the cooperation between China and Saudi Arabia in the fight against the epidemic has been fruitful and has also injected positive energy into global unity and the fight against the epidemic.
He said that since the beginning of this year, the COVID-19 epidemic has hit the world economy seriously. As the rotating presidency of the G20, Saudi Arabia has repeatedly called on its members to strengthen cooperation and jointly respond to the epidemic, and made a commitment made with other G20 leaders at the special summit to deal with the COVID-19 in March this year to take a Take measures to fight the epidemic, and then adopt the relevant initiative to suspend the debt repayment of the least developed countries. We look forward to more positive statements made by G20 members, including China, at this summit to further promote international cooperation in the fight against the epidemic.
Saudi Arabia was once one of the most affected Arab countries in this summer. In order to support Saudi Arabia’s fight against the epidemic, China provided material assistance and sent medical expert groups, and also facilitated Saudi Arabia’s procurement of materials in China.
Chinese enterprises also signed a cooperation agreement with the Saudi government on coronavirus testing to help Saudi Arabia build six major Type-type laboratory to steadily improve virus detection capabilities.
As a personal experience of many things, Guvizani was deeply touched by this. He said that China and Saudi Arabia had established very close cooperation since the beginning of the epidemic, and China has been very active in sharing information and data about the virus with Saudi Arabia, which is of great help for Saudi Arabia to formulate relevant policies and regulations for epidemic prevention and control.
In particular, he stressed that the anti-epidemic cooperation between China and Saudi Arabia is based on mutual support and close exchanges between personnel between the two sides, which are of great significance to both Saudi Arabia’s domestic fight against the epidemic and to promote international cooperation in the fight against the epidemic.