Xi's official visit to UAE ends with number of deals signed
China and the UAE had already signed yesterday a raft of economic agreements.
Abu Dhabi was the Chinese president's first stop on a tour which now takes him to Senegal, Rwanda and South Africa.
There would also be joint military training, the two countries agreed.
The United Arab Emirates was "keen to deepen cooperation" which China's "One Belt, One Road" infrastructure plan, the statement added.
The ambitious trillion-dollar project aims to revive the ancient Silk Road trading routes with a global networks of ports, roads and railways.
On Thursday ADNOC announced it had awarded two contracts worth USD 1.6 billion (1.4 billion euros) to BGP Inc, a subsidiary of CNPC, for a seismic survey in the emirate.
The survey will search for oil and gas in onshore and offshore sites covering an area of 53,000 sq km.
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