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China's top legislator meets Greek president

CHINA-BEIJING-LI ZHANSHU-GREEK PRESIDENT-MEETING (CN)

Li Zhanshu (R), chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), meets with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, May 13, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Tao)

BEIJING, May 14 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislator Li Zhanshu on Monday met with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos in Beijing.

Li, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), called on the two sides to implement the consensus reached by the leaders of the two countries, intensify high-level contacts, enhance practical cooperation, and jointly create new highlights of the Belt and Road cooperation.

Li said the NPC is willing to carry out exchanges with the Greek parliament on legislation, supervision and governance, and push forward the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.

Pavlopoulos said Greece is willing to work with China to promote dialogue of civilizations, and advance Greece-China and Europe-China cooperation in various fields.

[ Editor: Zhang Zhou ]