|Jia Qinglin (R, front), chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, is greeted by Ahmed bin Mohammed al Isaee, President of the Consultative Council of Oman, upon his arrival in Muscat, Oman, Nov. 6, 2010. Jia arrived in Muscat on Saturday for an official goodwill visit to Oman. (Xinhua/Ma Zhancheng)
MUSCAT, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) -- China's top political adviser Jia Qinglin arrived here Saturday for an official goodwill visit intended to promote the development of relations between China and Oman.
Jia, chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, delivered a written speech at the airport of the Omani capital.
In the speech, Jia hailed the traditional friendship and fruitful cooperation between China and Oman, which was once connected by the "Silk Road", pledging to enhance mutual understanding and friendship between the two countries and the two peoples through his visit.
Oman is the third leg of Jia's four-state visit. He has visited Syria and Poland and will visit Kazakhstan.