GIS – 20 November ,2017: The Vice-Minister International Department of The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Mrs Xu Lyuping, met the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this morning at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.
In a statement following the meeting, Mrs Xu Lyuping said that an in-depth discussion was held with the Prime Minister pertaining to State-to-State and party-to-party relations. “We intend to further strengthen cooperation between both countries and also collaboration between our two political parties in the future”, she added.
Moreover, Mrs Xu Lyuping pointed out that her mission to Mauritius is also to apprise the Prime Minister about the outcome of the 19th National Congress of the CPC and the report of the Secretary General as well as the blueprint as regards economic and political development and people’s livelihood.
Mrs Xu Lyuping, born in March 1956, is a native of Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, and holds a Bachelor of Art. She has been a member of the Communist Party of China since November 1986 and has worked in the Chinese Embassy in the Republic of India between April 1992 and September 1994 and was posted by China Economic Cooperation Centre to work in Namibia between October 1997 and September 1999. Mrs Xu Lyuping assumed the office of Vice-Minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee in July 2014.
The International Department is a functional organ of the Central Committee of the CPC responsible for the Party's international work. Its main responsibilities are: to implement the principles and policies of the Central Committee over its external work, follow closely in its research work the developments and changes of the world situation and key global issues and provide briefing and policy proposals to the Central Committee.
The Republic of Mauritius and the People’s Republic of China established diplomatic relations on 15 April, 1972 and since then, the relationship between the two countries has known a favourable and steady development, characterised by cooperation and mutual understanding.
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