|Li Yuanchao (R), a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, meets with a delegation of the People's Rally for Progress of Djibouti headed by the party's general secretary Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh, also government's minister of economics and finance, in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 25, 2012. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)
BEIJING, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Li Yuanchao, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Tuesday met with a delegation of the People's Rally for Progress of Djibouti, pledging to boost cooperation between the two countries.
The delegation was headed by Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh, minister of economics, finance, industry and planning.
Djibouti is a good friend of China and the two countries have enjoyed healthy and stable development since they established diplomatic ties, Li said, adding that the two sides have also expanded cooperation in all fields.
Li said the CPC attaches great importance to its relationship with Djibouti and is willing to strengthen cooperation with Djibouti in all fields, enhance communication regarding governance and promote friendship between the two peoples.
Ilyas said the People's Rally for Progress has a long history of friendly relations with the CPC and the two sides' cooperation is built on mutual benefit.
He said his party hopes to learn from China's development experience, deepen pragmatic cooperation with China in economics and trade and boost bilateral relations to a higher level.