|Zhang Dejiang (R), chairman of China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, shakes hands with visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron during their meeting in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 2, 2013.(Xinhua/Li Tao)|
BEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Top Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang met with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday.
Zhang, chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, said the NPC and the British parliament have maintained a good relationship for years and have established a regular exchange mechanism.
He called on both sides to work together to exchange experiences on legislation and governance, enhance political mutual trust and respect each other's concerns.
Cameron said Britain attaches great importance to parliamentary exchanges.
Stressing that China's success is in the world's interest, he said Britain would like to enhance dialogue and communication with China in various areas so as to promote substantial cooperation.
Cameron arrived in Beijing on Monday morning for a three-day official visit to China at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
This is Cameron's second China tour since he took office in May 2010, following an official visit in November 2010.