House President and Chinese parliamentarians agree to further enhance relations on parliamentary level

House President Demetris Syllouris on Monday met with a delegation of the Finance Committee of the National Peoples Congress of the Peoples Republic of China which is visiting Cyprus.

Syllouris and Vice Head of the Committee Wu Ritu agreed to further enhance the parliamentary relations and praised the traditional ties between the two countries. They both referred to the visits the two countries often exchange and the recent signing of an MoU between Syllouris and his counterpart Li Zhanshu.

According to a press release issued by the Parliament, during the meeting Syllouris and Wu also discussed the principled stance the two countries have in a number of issues of mutual interest. Wu extended an invitation to the Cypriot House President to visit China in 2019.

Syllouris also highligthed the enormous prospects that derive from Cyprus geostrategic location and which could work for the interest of both countries. He also referred to the bilateral cooperation in areas of investment, tourism, education, energy and trade.

The Chinese delegation also met with the Finance Committee and Committee of Foreign Affairs of the Cyprus Parliament.

Source: Cyprus News Agency