BELGRADE, July 11 (Xinhua) -- The upcoming visit of Wu Bangguo, China's top legislator, to Serbia is of vital and far-reaching historical significance, Chinese ambassador to Serbia Wei Jinghua says.
Since the establishment of the China-Serbia strategic partnership in August 2009, the political, economic and cultural cooperation between the two countries has been fully developed, Wei told Xinhua during a recent interview.
Wei added that Wu's visit will push the two countries' bilateral ties to a higher level.
Wu will pay an official goodwill visit to Serbia from Wednesday to Friday at the invitation of Serbian Parliamentary Speaker Slavica Djukic-Dejanovic.
Wei said Wu is the highest-ranking Chinese official to visit Serbia since the two countries established their strategic partnership in 2009.
The visit will further consolidate their political mutual trust, deepen cooperation between their legislative institutions and boost their substantial cooperation in various fields, the ambassador said.
Wei said Wu will hold talks with Serbian leaders on bilateral ties, contacts between the legislative institutions of the two countries and other regional and international issues of common concern.
Wei said the two countries and the two peoples have shared a profound traditional friendship and the establishment of a strategic partnership symbolizing the entry into a new stage in the history of their bilateral relationship.