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Photostream : Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan visits Kenya

19 Mar

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan (L) shakes hands with Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki in Nairobi, Kenya, on March 18, 2011. As reported by XINHUA NEWS on Friday, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan held talks with Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga in Nairobi on Friday, during which he made suggestions on how to further expand bilateral pragmatic cooperation in the future. Wang said that China would like to work with Kenya to enhance traditional cooperative relations between the two countries. He said improvement in cooperation mechanisms should be made to further strengthen planning and guidance for bilateral economic and trade cooperation. China should expand its aid to Kenya to actively implement Kenya-related projects under the frame of Sino-African Cooperation Forum, he said. The vice premier vowed to encourage China's enterprises to enlarge the volume of imports from Kenya in a bid to promote balanced development of mutual trade, stressing that China should provide supports to more Chinese enterprises to invest in Kenya while Kenya should further improve its investment environment and put forward relevant incentive policies. He also relayed cordial greetings of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to Odinga. Odinga said Kenya would never forget that China has been lending a helping hand when Kenya experiences its hard time. (Xinhua/Zhao Yingquan)

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan (L) meets with Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, March 18, 2011. As reported by XINHUA NEWS on Friday, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan held talks with Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka in Nairobi on Friday, exchanging in-depth views on further promoting China- Kenya relationship as well as major international and regional issues of common interest. During the talks, Wang noticed that the bilateral relations had been developing steadily since the establishment of China-Kenya diplomatic ties 47 years ago and in particular, since the establishment of the bilateral friendly cooperative relations of long-term stability and mutual benefit in 2005, such relations have maintained good momentum for progress. The depth and scope of China-Kenya cooperation has been on the forefront of Sino-African cooperation. Wang said that China attaches great importance to its relations with Kenya which has been treated as China's sincere friend and key cooperation partner. China would like to work along with Kenya to push the friendly cooperative relations to a higher level and also to deepen the new Sino-African strategic partnership through closer communication with the African countries including Kenya. Musyoka commended the Chinese government for its continuous financial support which he said has contributed tremendously towards developing the country's infrastructure, agricultural, education, water and health sectors. Musyoka stressed that Kenya resolutely pursues the one-China policy and attaches great importance to the relations with China. He called on the Chinese government to diversify their investment in Kenya and strengthen bilateral cooperation in trade, tourism, infrastructure construction. At the invitation of the government of Kenya, a delegation led by Wang arrived here for official visit to Kenya from Thursday to Sunday, which is also the first leg of the vice premier's three- African countries-visit followed by Zimbabwe and Angola. (Xinhua/Zhao Yingquan)

 
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