Nicolas Maduro, President of Venezuela, will start next Saturday an official visit to China, invited by his peer Xi Jinping.In the meantime, Venezuelan minister of Petroleum and Mining, Rafael Ramirez, started today a working visit meeting Zhang Yaocan, vice president of China Petrochemical Corporation and Wang Jiong, executive president of the Group Citic.
According to sources from the delegation, Ramirez and Zhang revised pending bilateral projects and talked about the possibility of reaching new cooperation agreements.
At Citic Group, Venezuelan minister and Wang agreed to increase cooperation projects and to promote bilateral development.
Ramirez’s visit to China is part of the preparation for the coming visit of president Maduro, which will end on Tuesday, September 24.
Today’s schedule includes working meetings, previous to the inter-government commission China-Venezuela, which will take place in the next days.