China, Ghana to strengthen bilateral relations

China, Ghana to strengthen bilateral relations

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Beijing, Sep 2: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday held talks with his Ghana counterpart Nana Akufo-Addo, during which the two leaders agreed to further enrich the bilateral relations.

Xi said China has always seen Ghana as a reliable friend and a good partner of common development, a report in Chinese state news agency, Xinhua said. Ghana President, who is on a state visit to China, is also expected to attend the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation scheduled for September 3 and 4.

The bilateral ties had played a leading role in the development of China-Africa relations. Xi stressed for making high-level visits more frequent and continuing their mutual understanding and support. The Chinese President also welcomed Ghana to participate in the Belt and Road construction and join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

Inviting Ghana to forge synergy of the two countries' development strategies, widen cooperation in various fields, and strengthen people-to-people and cultural exchanges, Xi said the two sides should enhance communication and coordination on international and regional affairs to better safeguard the common interests of the two countries and the developing countries.

Asserting that the Ghana-China friendship forged by the two countries' older generations of leaders is unbreakable, Akufo-Addo said Ghana casts its vote in support of the People's Republic of China regaining its rightful seat in the United Nations and has been upholding the one-China policy. UNI