Yu Zhengsheng (R), chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), meets with Burundi Senate Speaker Reverien Ndikuriyo in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 5, 2017. (Xinhua/Zhang Ling)
BEIJING, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng met with Burundi Senate Speaker Reverien Ndikuriyo on Tuesday.
China will work with Burundi to strengthen mutual trust and mutually beneficial cooperation to achieve common development, said Yu, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).
Yu said both sides need to promote people-to-people exchanges and implement the outcomes of the Johannesburg summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.
China's CPPCC National Committee is willing to have friendly exchanges with the Burundi Senate and political parties to learn from each other, Yu said.
Ndikuriyo said Burundi attaches great importance to ties with China and the Senate is willing to strengthen exchanges and cooperation with the CPPCC National Committee to contribute to bilateral relations.