Leaders of the Mexican congress met with Wang Jiarui, a senior
official of the Communist Party of China, respectively on Tuesday
in a bid to promote bilateral cooperation.
Wang, head of the International Department of the CPC Central
Committee, said China and Mexico are both big developing countries
and the CPC treasures its traditional friendship with major parties
He said the CPC was ready to strengthen contact with the Mexican
side, expand consensus and push the bilateral strategic partnership
forward in an all-round way.
Manlio Fabio Beltrones Rivera, president of the Senate, told
Wang that Mexico attached great importance to its ties with China
and was willing to further develop the bilateral friendship and
cooperation in the future.
Jorge Zermeno Infante, president of the Chamber of Deputies,
told Wang during his meeting with the Chinese official that the
friendship between the two countries conforms to historical trends
and the fundamental interests of the two peoples.
The CPC delegation led by Wang arrived in Mexico City on Sunday
for a good-will visit.
(Xinhua News Agency December 20, 2006)