Bertel Haarder (1st L), first deputy speaker of Danish Parliament (2nd L) meets with Yan Junqi, vice chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, in Copenhagen, Denmark, Sept. 14, 2012. Yan led the NPC delegation to make the visits at the invitations of parliaments of Lithuania, Denmark and Sweden. (Xinhua/Wu Bo)
COPENHAGEN, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- Senior Chinese legislator Yan Junqi on Friday met Bertel Haarder, first deputy speaker of the Danish parliament, to help deepen Sino-Danish ties.
Yan, vice chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), said that the Sino-Danish relationship has witnessed sound development in recent years.
China and Denmark can learn from each other despite differences in social systems, ideologies, and historic and cultural backgrounds, she said.
Denmark is a world champion in sustainable development. China is willing to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with Denmark, enrich the bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership and push it to a higher level, she said.
Haarder spoke highly of the bilateral ties, adding that Denmark is committed to further expanding bilateral exchanges and cooperation.
On Friday Yan also met with Danish Trade and Investment Minister Pia Olsen Dyhr.
An NPC delegation led by Yan is visiting Europe.