KHARTOUM, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir met with Li Yuanchao, a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC), on Sunday to discuss ways to promote relations between the two countries.
Li, a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, said China is willing to strengthen dialogue and exchanges with Sudan, deepen political relations, expand pragmatic cooperation, achieve mutual benefits and win-win outcomes, boost the traditional friendship, enhance coordination and preserve the peace and stability.
Sudan is one of China's best friends in Africa, Li said, adding that cooperation between the two countries will not change no matter how the situation changes.
The CPC attaches great importance to the friendly cooperative relations with Sudan's ruling National Congress Party (NCP) and is willing to develop the exchanges and cooperation between the two parties and boost the ties between the two countries, he added.
Al-Bashir, also chairman of Sudan's ruling NCP, said the friendly cooperation between Sudan and China has achieved fruitful outcomes and Sudan is satisfied with the ties with China.
The Sudanese president further expressed appreciation for China 's support for promoting the economic and social developments in Sudan, saying the relations between Sudan and China are a model for the south-south cooperation.
Sudan highly appreciates the outcomes of the economic cooperation with China and is willing to enhance exchanges and cooperation to achieve the interests of the two peoples, al-Bashir added.
He reiterated willingness of the ruling NCP to consolidate and develop the friendship with the CPC and learn from the successful experiences of the CPC.
Li arrived in Khartoum on Friday with a high-level CPC delegation at the invitation of Sudan's ruling NCP.