BUJUMBURA, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Burundian Senate Speaker Gabriel Ntisezerana and Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza respectively met with a visiting Chinese delegation led by Luo Fuhe, Vice- Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) here on Monday and on Tuesday, and held talks on furthering friendly relations between the two countries.
During their talks, Luo Fuhe said that Burundi made big achievements in national reconciliation and economic reconstruction and it's people's living standard had greatly improved under the leadership of Nkurunziza and with great efforts made by the Burundian people.
China and Burundi are good friend, good brother and good partner; the two nations have deepened their political trust and gained fruitful achievements in the cooperation in the areas of economy and trade, culture, education and health, Luo noted.
The two countries also have kept close communication and coordination in international and regional affairs, he said.
During his meeting with the Chinese delegation, President Nkurunziza said that China has always been a reliable brother and friend for Burundi. He thanked China's support to Burundi in the process of peace building and economic reconstruction. He stressed that Burundi will stick to One China policy and keep close communication and coordination with China in international and regional affairs.
Both Nkurunziza and Ntisezerana expressed their willingness to learn from China's successful experience and to make further progress in its peaceful development and post-war reconstruction. They hope the two sides will make further progress in cooperation in the areas of agriculture, energy, infrastructure, health and education.