Wen said China and the OIC shared common interests in safeguarding peace and stability in West Asia and North Africa
, adding the OIC and the Arab League could play an important role in this regard.
He reported growth rates of 18.6% and 30% respectively in passenger and cargo traffic in West Asia and North Africa
in 2010, compared with global rates of 8.5% and 24% respectively
HRH also asserted the need for an authentic policy emanating from West Asia and North Africa, to end its exclusion as a region in the international arena, particularly with regard to the integrated transport networks and power lines.
HRH also called for supranational initiatives that aim to promote humanitarian status in West Asia and North Africa in order for regional commons to meet global commons and standards.
Summary: Beijing - Trade exchanges between Morocco and China reached 1.86 billion dollars during the first months of 2009, Director General of the Department of West Asia and North Africa
at the Chinese Foreign Ministry Song Aiguo told MAP.
His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal Sunday said that a common agenda for human security in the West Asia and North Africa region (WANA) could harbour a new era of cooperation, peace and prosperity.
In closing, HRH called for the countries of Europe to look beyond their current geographical focus towards West Asia and North Africa and consider establishing a Centre for Mediterranean Humanities focused on Oriental and Occidental Studies.