Saudi Arabia signs initial deals with China on prince’s visit

chi-4news45s54f54f45sfSaudi Arabia signed 15 preliminary agreements with China on Tuesday in sectors from energy to housing on a trip headed by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman aimed at bolstering relations with a top energy customer and trade partner.The visit is part of a broad reform drive championed by the powerful prince to cut the kingdom’s reliance on oil exports and showcase Saudi Arabia as a dynamic nation with diverse opportunities for global investors.Prince Mohammed met China’s vice premier Zhang Gaoli on Tuesday, state news agency SPA reported.