China and Kenya signed an agreement to enhance cooperation and further promote bilateral ties. This comes after China’s head of top political advisory, Wang Yang met with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta with chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Nairobi, Kenya.
During the meeting, Wang stated that Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Kenyan President have met several times to talk about the future development of bilateral ties.
This year marks the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Kenya.
Yang has called on both countries to further deepen political mutual trust and enhance synergy of their development strategies.
Yang included that the countries should provide firmer support to each other on issues concerning their core interests and major concerns, promote high-level cooperation in more areas and intensify coordination on international and regional affairs.
These new measures leading China-Africa cooperation in the new era will be announced during the Beijing summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in September.
According to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, his country stands ready to strengthen exchange of high-level visits and merges development strategies.
Kenyatta said his country welcomes China to expand cooperation in areas including investment, economy and trade and tourism to develop an even stronger comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation with China.