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Li urges expansion of Africa relations

Updated: 2012-08-28 07:57
By Li Xiaokun in Beijing and Li Lixanxing in Nairobi ( China Daily)

Vice-premier sees number of sister cities doubling over five years

Sister-city partnerships with Africa will double in the next five years, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday.

Li was addressing the First Forum on China-Africa Local Government Cooperation in Beijing, and the target is viewed by analysts as confirmation that close ties between China and Africa will expand from central governments to local authorities.

Li urges expansion of Africa relations