Wu Bangguo (R), National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee chairman, shakes hands with visiting Greek President Karolos Papoulias in Beijing Tuesday, June 24, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)
Chinese top legislator Wu Bangguo and Premier Wen Jiabao on Tuesday met with Greek President Karolos Papoulias separately and the leaders agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation.
Wu, National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee chairman, highlighted the recent growth of bilateral relations, especially since the two nations forged the comprehensive strategic partnership in 2006. He voiced hope that the two sides could step up cooperation on marine transport and deepen exchanges and cooperation in trade, tourism, the Olympics and culture.
Wu applauded the frequent friendly exchanges between the two parliaments, calling on the two legislatures to make bigger contributions to friendship between the two nations, bilateral pragmatic cooperation in various fields and development of bilateral relations.
Papoulias said with joint efforts of the two sides, bilateral friendly cooperation of mutual benefits has been producing rich fruits constantly.