Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Li Yong at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Nov. 10, 2013. (Xinhua/Li Xueren)
China vowed to continue to support the development of other developing countries and contribute to the realization of United Nations' Millennium Development Goals.
The pledge came from a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Li Yong, at the Great Hall of the People on Sunday afternoon.
Xi said China always supports international development, and is willing to work with the UNIDO, within the framework of south-south cooperation and in the win-win principle, to help the development of other developing countries and contribute to the realization of UN's Millennium Development Goals.
He said China will continue to support the work of the UNIDO and the director general.
Xi reviewed the fruitful cooperation between China and the UNIDO, and the latter's contribution to China's reform and opening up, especially to the country's industrial progress.
He said China is promoting new industrialization and is willing to learn advanced ideas from international industrial development and to strengthen cooperation with the UNIDO.
Xi also called on the two sides to conduct more fruitful cooperation.
Li thanked China for its support for the UNIDO, saying the organization is engaged in inclusive and sustained development of global industries. China's successful experience is worthy for the international community.
The UNIDO attaches high importance to cooperation with China and will work together to push forward global development, Li added.