Chinese Vice President Meets South Africa's President
2012-07-18 21:40

BEIJING, July 18 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met with the visiting President of South Africa Jacob Zuma at Diaoyutai State Guest House in Beijing.

Praising the two-year old China-South Africa Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, Xi said the bilateral relationship has become one of the most energetic among each other's diplomatic ties in respect that the two sides has close high-level communication, healthy trade and economic cooperation and fruitful people-to-people exchanges.

According to Xi, South Africa now has the most of Confucius Institutes on the continent, and the country also receives the mo