There are new indications that Chinese President Xi Jinping will, in fact, be heading to Saudi Arabia this week for his first overseas visit in nearly three years since the beginning of the pandemic.
Although there is still no official confirmation of the trip from either the Chinese or Saudi Arabian governments, hints are nonetheless beginning to emerge from the Saudi capital Riyadh that preparations for the President’s arrival are now underway.
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