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Senior Chinese political advisor pledges to further ties with Canada
2010/05/20

Bai Lichen (L Front), vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, shakes hands with Stockwell Day, president of Canada's Treasury Board and minister for the Asia-Pacific gateway, in Beijing, capital of China, May 19, 2010. Bai on Wednesday met with a Canadian delegation comprising of Stockwell Day, and governors Brad Wall of Saskatchewan, Gordon Campbell of British Columbia, and Ed Stelmach of Alberta. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi)

BEIJING, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Senior Chinese political advisor Bai Lichen pledged here Wednesday to bolster Chinese-Canadian relations.

During a meeting with senior Canadian officials and regional governors, Bai spoke highly of the development of bilateral ties since the two states established diplomatic relations in 1970.

Bai, vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, also said China welcomed Canadians to visit the ongoing World Expo in China's economic hub Shanghai.

Bai Lichen (C), vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, poses with Stockwell Day (L2), president of Canada's Treasury Board and minister for the Asia-Pacific gateway, and governors Brad Wall (R1) of Saskatchewan, Gordon Campbell (R2) of British Columbia, and Ed Stelmach (L1) of Alberta, in Beijing, capital of China, May 19, 2010. (Xinhua/Xie Huanchi)

The Canadian delegation, comprising of the President of the Treasury Board and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, Stockwell Day, and governors Brad Wall of Saskatchewan, Gordon Campbell of British Columbia, and Ed Stelmach of Alberta.

The Canadian officials said the two countries could enhance cooperation in energy and resources sectors, each saying that they would help develop Canada-China relations.

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