Zhao Leji (R), a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China(CPC) Central Committee, who is also head of the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee, meets with a Prosperous Armenia Party delegation led by Gagik Tsarukian in Beijing, China, Sept. 3, 2014. (Xinhua/Li Tao)
BEIJING, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Zhao Leji on Wednesday met with a delegation of Prosperous Armenia, a major political party of Armenia, headed by Gagik Tsarukyan.
Zhao, a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, said Armenia is an important partner of China and the relationship between the two parties has been growing fast over the past years.
Zhao, also head of the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee, said China will work together with Armenia, in line with Chinese President Xi Jinping's proposal of building the Silk Road economic belt, to enhance mutual trust and boost reciprocal cooperation.
Tsarukyan, founder and leader of the Armenian party, said they visit China with aims to cement the relationship between the two parties as well as the two countries, learn from China's experience of development, and boost Armenia-China economic cooperation.