Over 10,000 kilometers away from China, there is an African state that enjoys an incredibly close bond with the world's second-biggest economy.
When the jetliner carrying Premier Li Keqiang and his Chinese delegation arrived in Luanda, capital of Angola, Li did not head straight to the hotel, nor did he join an official group meeting with state leaders.
China signed a series of cooperation deals with Angola, expanding exchanges with its second-largest oil supplier to areas other than natural resources.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged on Friday that his country will provide Angola in an unreserved manner with suitable agricultural technologies and management experience so as to boost bilateral cooperation in agriculture.
Over 10,000 kilometers away from China, there is an African state that enjoys an incredibly close bond with the world's second biggest economy.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says his country will set up a global emergency call center as part of an effort to strengthen consular protection of those compatriots living abroad.
"You're going to study in China and get a better job back home after graduation." Angelina Dodissea Alberto Gomes, an Angolan woman in her 20s, repeated the words in Chinese.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Angola will further deepen economic and trade cooperation between the two countries, said Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng here on Thursday.
Premier Li Keqiang is scheduled to meet Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos and hold a seminar with Chinese firms and overseas Chinese.
Li will start an official visit to Angola in the afternoon, the first visit of a Chinese premier to the southwest African state in eight years.
"You're gonna study in China and get a better job back home after graduation," Angelina Dodissea Alberto Gomes, an Angolan woman in her twenties, repeated the words in Chinese.
Angola is in the middle of a transformation process and, as is the case with any country whose economy is based on the export of goods that are in global demand, it needs to invest in its transport network to expedite its international trade.