Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan (R) meets with World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in Beijing, capital of China, July 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Gao Jie)
BEIJING, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan met with World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in Beijing Tuesday.
Speaking highly of the cooperation between China and the WHO, Wang said the Chinese government is committed to promoting the development of a "Healthy China" and is continually improving Chinese people's health and well-being through development.
China appreciates the critical role played by the WHO in coordinating global health development and supports WHO in promoting the implementation of health-related Sustainable Development Goals at all levels. "China is willing to further strengthen cooperation with the WHO and contribute to the development of global health," said Wang.
The WHO director-general said the organization would continue to firmly adhere to the one-China principle and deepen the strategic cooperation between the two sides under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative and South-South cooperation.