Noting that China and Russia are friendly neighbors, Xi said that local-level cooperation plays an important role in developing mutual benefits.
Chinese President Xi Jinping made the announcement when delivering a speech at a gathering to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the founding of Hainan Province and the Hainan Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Friday afternoon.
In his speech, Xi told civil servants that, no matter how high-ranking they are, it is a must to put the people in the highest place of their hearts, serve the people wholeheartedly and work hard for the interests and happiness of the people.
Xi said he believed the two sides will make joint efforts to build the Year of China-Russia Local Cooperation and Exchange into a new spotlight for China-Russia relations.
Barrow said Gambia will adhere to the one-China policy and work with China to strengthen cooperation to open a new chapter in bilateral relations.
In the last ten years, APF has been polling constantly that more and more Canadian people see themselves becoming part of Asia. In 2014, 36 percent of Canadians support free trade agreement (FTA) with China. By 2017, more than 55 percent support an FTA.