BEIJING, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Senior official Liu Qi of the Communist Party of China (CPC) met with Governor of the State of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto here on Tuesday, pledging stronger party exchanges with Mexico.
Hailing the progress of bilateral ties and party-to-party exchanges over the years, Liu said China had always attached importance to building friendly ties with Mexico, and considered the country a good friend and partner in Latin America.
He added the CPC would like to further enhance friendly exchanges with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) of Mexico, and work for the sustained and healthy development of bilateral ties.
Pena, who is also a senior official of PRI, said his party gives priority to developing relations with China. He hopes his current China tour would help increase mutual understanding and trust between the two countries, and strengthen bilateral win-win cooperation in various areas.
Pena is visiting China at the invitation of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee.