BOAO, Hainan, March 30 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang met with his Dominican counterpart Vince Henderson on Thursday in Boao, Hainan Province, and pledged to boost bilateral ties.
Qin said that Dominica is a good friend and partner of China in the Caribbean region.
China is willing to take the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Dominica next year as an opportunity to strengthen bilateral exchanges at all levels, strengthen people-to-people and cultural exchanges, enhance multilateral cooperation, and promote China-Dominica ties to reach a new level, Qin said.
He said China appreciates the support of Dominica for the Global Development Initiative and welcomes its active participation in the Global Civilization Initiative.
Henderson said Dominica adheres to the one-China principle and is willing to strengthen cooperation with China in fields such as agriculture, education, medical care and climate change, and deepen exchanges and cooperation between the Caribbean Community and China.
Dominica supports and is willing to join the Global Civilization Initiative to work with China to promote exchanges and mutual learning among different civilizations, he added.