Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with the President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jingping, during his visit to the Asian country.

“This visit gives new impetus to the strategic cooperation between the two countries,” the Chinese president said, referring specifically to the Shanghai exhibition, saying “it is a first step to open the Chinese market to the rest of the world”. Mr. Jingping added that “China has chosen Greece to be the honoured country in this exhibition and is happy that Greece has responded positively to this invitation and that it takes advantage of this opportunity.”

For his part, Mr. Mitsotakis pointed out that he is leading the Greek businessmen delegation in order to highlight the importance of bilateral relations between Greece and China.

“The government is committed to attracting foreign capital and creating prosperity for all Greeks in a sustainable way that respects the environment,” stressed the Greek prime minister.