BEIJING, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui will visit China from July 17 to 21 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.
Geng Shuang told a daily news briefing that China-Tunisia relations have enjoyed healthy and stable development since their establishment 53 years ago.
China supports Tunisia's efforts of safeguarding the national stability and promoting its development, he said, adding that China stands ready to work with the country to deepen political mutual trust, enhance cooperation on various fields, and promote the continuous growth of bilateral ties.
Geng said it will be Jhinaoui's first visit to China since taking office, which is significant for both countries. During his visit, Jhinaoui will meet with Chinese leaders, and hold talks with Wang.
"We hope both sides will exchange in-depth views on international and regional issues of common concern, consolidate the consensus, deepen the cooperation, and promote the friendship," Geng said.