DUBROVNIK, Croatia, April 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday said China welcomes Albania's export of specialty agricultural products to China.
Li made the remarks when meeting with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, who is here for the eighth leaders' meeting of China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC).
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Albania.
Hailing the deep-rooted traditional friendship between the two countries, Li said that China-Albania relations are at an important stage of development.
Li noted that China welcomes Albania to expand its export of specialty agricultural products, such as honey, olive oil and wine, to China.
China is willing to work with Albania to consolidate friendly relations, cement practical cooperation, further promote bilateral ties and benefit the two peoples, said Li.
China and Albania should enhance communication to reach an agreement on mutual exemption of visas between the two countries, facilitate youth exchanges and consolidate public support for the development of bilateral relations, the Chinese premier said.
Rama hailed the traditional friendship between the two countries and called for a grand celebration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral ties.
Albania actively supports cooperation projects with China and hopes to expand export of its specialty agricultural products to China, said Rama, adding that he expects that China can provide convenience for talented Albanian people to China.