Chinese top political advisor meets head of Romanian senate

BEIJING

Chinese top political advisor Jia Qinglin met here Monday with Mircea Geoana, the visiting president of Romania’s senate, and called on both sides to take cooperation to a higher level. 

Jia, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), a political advisory body, highlighted the growth of bilateral relations.

Jia noted that the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties this year was an opportunity for the two nations to consolidate their traditional friendship and expand cooperation.

“This is a milestone for the growth of bilateral relations,” Jia said, according to a press release from the CPPCC news office.

Jia voiced his appreciation of Romania’s adherence to the one-China policy, the press release added.

He spoke positively on the role of cooperation between the CPPCC and Romanian senate, promising that the CPPCC would make new contributions to boosting cooperation.

Jia also briefed the guest about China’s current economic and social development.

Geoana expressed his appreciation of the achievements China had made to promote its economic and social development.

He said Romania wanted to cooperate with China in such fields as trade, investment, energy and environmental protection.

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