Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), holds talks with Serbian Parliament Speaker Maja Gojkovic in Belgrade, Serbia, July 16, 2017. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)
During his meeting with Gojkovic, Zhang said contacts between the two countries' legislative bodies are an important part of the China-Serbia friendly relations.
The NPC is willing to work jointly with the Serbian national legislature to make full use of the advantages of the legislatures to exchange experiences, increase mutual understanding, and contribute to the consolidation and further development of China-Serbia friendship, said Zhang.
For her part, Gojkovic said the Serbian National Assembly attaches great importance to the development of the Serbia-China ties, makes it a priority to discuss and approve government-proposed cooperative deals with China, and has created a favorable legislative environment for mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries.