|Ambassador Zou Xialoli Met with New President of the Hellenic Parliament|
On October 17, Ambassador Zou Xiaoli went to the Hellenic Parliament to meet its newly-elected President Mr. Voutsis.
Ambassador Zou conveyed to Mr. Voutsis cordial greetings and sound wishes from Mr. Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China and Mr. Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He said that exchanges between legislatures of the two countries were part and parcel of the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries and that expanded bilateral cooperation could not be realized without the support of the Hellenic Parliament. The Chinese Embassy is ready to work with the soon-to-be-established Parliamentary Friendship Group with China to make joint efforts for increasing mutual understanding and friendship and promoting mutually beneficial cooperation.
Mr. Voutsis asked Ambassador Zou to convey his thanks and sound wishes to Chairman Zhang Dejiang and Chairman Yu Zhengsheng. He said that the Hellenic Parliament pays great attention to relations with China and is ready to play a positive role in strengthening bilateral cooperation on ports, trade, culture and tourism.