Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong (R) meets with Jesus Zambrano Grijalva, president of the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico, in Mexico City, Mexico, on Aug. 9, 2016. (Xinhua/David de la Paz)
MEXICO CITY, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese government will continue to support exchanges and cooperation between the legislative bodies of China and Mexico, visiting Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong said Tuesday.
China-Mexico relations have entered a new phase of all-round and rapid development since the two countries announced the establishment of a comprehensive strategic partnership in 2013 during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit, Liu said in a meeting with Jesus Zambrano Grijalva, president of the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico.
She said China and Mexico have maintained frequent high-level exchanges and close exchanges and cooperation in various fields, adding that her visit aims to boost the two countries' exchanges and cooperation in such areas as education, science, technology, culture and health, and to increase mutual understanding and friendship between the two peoples.
Liu called on the two countries' legislative bodies to play a constructive role in boosting the China-Mexico comprehensive strategic partnership.
For his part, Zambrano Grijalva spoke highly of Liu's extensive contacts and exchanges with all walks of life in Mexico, saying the two countries' consensus for cooperation in education, culture and other fields will help consolidate and advance bilateral ties.
The Chamber of Deputies of Mexico is willing to strengthen exchanges with the National People's Congress of China and actively push forward the two countries' friendship and cooperation, he said.
The exchanges and mutual learning between Mexico and China, as two models of multi-cultural harmony and coexistence, will not only help their reform and development, but also help promote a harmonious and inclusive world civilization, he said.