President Mnangagwa meets top Chinese diplomat

Chinese diplomat, His Excellency Yang Jiechi today met President Emmerson Mnangagwa at State House for high-level talks meant to further strengthen cooperation between the two countries.

Ambassador Jiechi arrived in the country Saturday evening and was welcomed at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister, Ambassador Frederick Shava.

Earlier, Ambassador Jiechi and Ambassador Shava had a meeting at a local hotel.

H.E. Jiechi’s visit reflects the importance that China’s government and the Communist Party of China attach to relations between Harare and Beijing. ZANU PF and the CPC have close ties and regularly exchange visits.