Mahama meets top China political advisor to boost ties

Mahama meets top China political advisor to boost ties

President John Mahama on Monday met China's top political advisor, Yu Zhengsheng, in Accra to discuss cooperation in various fields and enhance bilateral relations.

Mahama meets top China political advisor to boost ties

Yu, the chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), arrived in the country on Saturday at the invitation of  the speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho.

Yu told President Mahama that China stood ready to expand and promote bilateral cooperation between the two countries, according to a report by the Xinhuanet.com.

He said, according to the report, that China would work with Ghana to promote the implementation of the 10 major plans for the China-Africa cooperation, which were announced by China when President Mahama met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Forum on the China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in South Africa in December last year.

For his part, the president said Ghana was ready to improve cooperation with China in such areas as development, reform and anti-corruption.

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During his meeting with Speaker Adjaho, Yu said that the common aspiration of the China-Africa cooperation was to seek mutual benefit, win-win results and common development.

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