Press Release by Chinese Embassy in NZ 14.04.06
Wang, also vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People’s Congress, said in a meeting with Don Brash, leader of the National Party, that the two nations have maintained good relations since forging diplomatic ties, and the CPC values its relations with the National Party.
Further enhancing the exchanges and cooperation between the two parties will help promote the friendly and cooperative ties between the two states and two peoples, he said.
Wang Jiarui, Minister of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee met with Don Brash at the same day.
Wang expressed his welcome to Dr Brash, who made the visit to China as his first foreign tour since he was elected party leader. The two sides agreed on expanding exchange and cooperation between China and New Zealand and making join efforts to advance bilateral relations.
They also exchanged views on cooperation in education, culture, economy and trade.