Zhang Dejiang (R), chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), meets with Bolivian President Juan Evo Morales Ayma in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 20, 2013. (Xinhua/Li Tao)
BEIJING, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- Top Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang called for legislative cooperation between China and Bolivia during his meeting with visiting Bolivian President Juan Evo Morales Ayma on Friday.
Zhang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), spoke about the development of the two countries' relations, saying the two sides have increased high-level contacts, improved political trust and strengthened cooperation.
The NPC underscores the relationship with Bolivia's Plurinational Legislative Assembly and hopes the two sides will maintain friendly exchanges at all levels, enhance cultural communication and further develop bilateral ties.
Morales thanked China for its assistance to Bolivian economic and social development.
He said Bolivia is willing to advance mutually beneficial cooperation in all fields and hopes China will play a bigger role in international affairs.
China, Bolivia promote friendly relations
BEIJING, Dec. 19 (Xinhua) -- China and Bolivia on Thursday vowed to further promote their friendly and reciprocal relationship in talks between the two presidents.
President Xi Jinping and visiting Bolivian President Juan Evo Morales Ayma agreed in their talks at the Great Hall of the People that the two countries should keep up high-level engagements; strengthen communication between governments, legislatures and political parties; share experience on state governing; and continue to support each other on major issues involving each other's core interests. Full story