Chairman of the board of Saudi-Chinese Business Council and china-Saudi Friendship Association Mr. Abdulrahman bin Ali Al-Jeraisy affirmed  that the National Festival for Heritage and Culture Al-Janadriya is a global cultural phenomenon. Diversity of ideas and the high quality of organization gave it a global cognitive dimension.

 
He said in a press statement that based on China's role on the world stage and the desire to promote the Saudi-Chinese friendship in various fields People's Republic of China s chosen as a guest of honor at this year's festival.
 

He also added that this choice indicates that the festival works in a universal level and committed to include many distinguished state and personalities in this national cultural event, pointing out that the idea of hosting friend countries in the festival comes to deepen cultural ties between the Kingdom and friendly countries
He stressed that participation translates shared vision between the two sides and friendship between the two peoples so that both peoples have cultural heritage and deep rooted tradition.