China's top political advisor Jia Qinglin returned to Beijing on Friday morning after an official visit to four African countries.
Speaking on behalf of Jia, Zheng Wantong, secretary general of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), said Jia's visit to Tunisia, Ghana, Zimbabwe and Kenya produced fruitful results.
Zheng said the visit helped push forward the consensus reached between Chinese and African leaders and the achievements made during the Beijing summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.
It realized the goal of enhancing understandings, friendship, exchanges and cooperation and will exert important and profound impact on furthering relations between China and the four countries, and comprehensively promoting the new Sino-African strategic partnership, said Zheng.
Jia, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, China's top advisory body, made the visit from April 15 to 26 at the invitations of the Chamber of Advisers of Tunisia, the parliaments of Ghana and Zimbabwe and the government of Kenya.