Senior Chinese political advisor meets British politicians

Senior Chinese political advisor Wang Gang on Wednesday met with a group of British politicians headed by former First Secretary of State and Business Secretary Peter Mandelson.

Wang, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, said China and Britain have immense potential for cooperation.

He said the two sides should tap into the potential to further advance their comprehensive strategic partnership with each other’s core interests being respected.

The British delegation is in Beijing to attend a forum of young politicians from China and Britain.

Hailing the importance of the forum, Wang said the Chinese side is willing to work together with the British to enhance mutual understanding, expand consensus and cement the friendship.

Mandelson said the British attaches importance to its ties with China and will make joint efforts with the Chinese side to expand reciprocal cooperation in pursuit of common development, according to a news release after the meeting.

Xinhua