NAY PYI TAW, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar President U Thein Sein met with a visiting Communist Party of China (CPC) delegation led by senior Chinese official Liu Qi at the Presidential Office in Nay Pyi Taw Friday.
Liu Qi is a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the Beijing Municipal Committee of the CPC.
Liu said the Chinese side would like to make joint efforts with the Myanmar side to continuously strengthen the exchange at each level, realize the practical cooperation in economic and trade sectors, unshakably push the smooth implementation of major cooperation projects of the two countries and the continuous development of the two countries' strategic partnership.
Speaking highly of the Myanmar government's achievements in economic and social development, Liu maintained that China would continue to support Myanmar people's independent choice of the development path that suits the country.
President U Thein Sein said Myanmar-China bilateral ties developed smoothly with political trust of the two countries deepening, personnel exchange expanding and the development trend of economic and trade cooperation remaining fine.
U Thein Sein thanked China for rendering its long-term support and aid to Myanmar, expressing wishes to continuously push the realization of the two countries' cooperation project, expand sectorwise cooperation and push ahead the stable and healthy development of bilateral relations.
Speaker of Myanmar's Parliamentary House of Representative U Shwe Mann also met with Liu at the Parliament Building on the same day.
Both sides expressed wishes to work for the close ties between the two governments, the two parliaments and the two parties.
Moreover, Liu also met with ruling party USDP Secretary-General U Htay Oo separately.
The CPC delegation arrived at the new capital earlier on Friday on a goodwill visit to Myanmar at the invitation of the USDP.
Myanmar is the final leg of the CPC delegation's four-country tour. They had visited Laos, Nepal and Bangladesh earlier.