- CNTV English - CCTV News

China, Canada agree to further boost strategic partnership

07-06-2010 10:20 BJT

BEIJING, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao met with Canadian Governor-General Michaelle Jean here on Monday, and both agreed to further boost the bilateral strategic partnership.

Chinese President Hu Jintao (R) meets with Canadian Governor-General Michaelle Jean in Beijing, capital of China, on July 5, 2010.(Xinhua/Fan Rujun)
Chinese President Hu Jintao (R) meets with Canadian Governor-General Michaelle Jean 
in Beijing, capital of China, on July 5, 2010.(Xinhua/Fan Rujun)

Hu recalled his recent state visit to Canada, during which he reached consensus with Canadian leaders on developing bilateral relations and other issues of common concern.

He extended a warm welcome to Jean and hoped she enjoyed celebrating Canada Day at the Canadian pavilion at the Shanghai Expo.

China hopes to make joint efforts with Canada to respect and accommodate each other's core interests and major concerns, step up bilateral friendly exchanges and pragmatic cooperation, enhance coordination on major international and regional issues to push forward the bilateral strategic partnership, Hu added.

Calling her current China visit a "trip of friendship," Jean said she was greatly impressed by China's prosperity, the colorful Shanghai Expo, the brand-new look of the country's Sichuan quake area as well as the Chinese people's friendly sentiments towards Canada.

She said she is confident of promoting friendly cooperation with China, and hopes to strengthen mutual trust, boost innovation, cooperation and cultural exchanges, in a bid to facilitate greater progress of the Canada-China strategic partnership.

During her week-long stay in China, Jean has so far visited Beijing, Shanghai and southwestern China's Sichuan Province, and will soon head for southern China's Guangdong Province.

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program