|Shen Yueyue (R) and Dancila Vasilica Viorica (L) [Women of China/Fan Wenjun]|
Shen Yueyue, vice-chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and president of the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF), met a Romanian women's delegation on April 5 in Beijing.
The delegation was headed by Dancila Vasilica Viorica of the Social Democrat Party, who is president of the Romanian Social Democratic Party Women's Federation and vice-president of the European Parliament Committee for Agriculture.
Shen spoke highly about relations and exchange between the two countries; affirmed the efforts made by women and women's federations on both sides; and, talked on promoting bilateral friendship.
Helped by the nation's Belt and Road Initiative, women will continue to strengthen their friendship; expand pragmatic cooperation; highlight their shared history; and, promote the continuous development of China-Romania relations and China-EU friendship, Shen stressed.
At the event, Shen made a brief introduction on Chinese women's development, especially underscoring the progress achieved since the 18th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress.
The CPC Central Committee with Chinese President Xi Jinping as the core has attached great importance to women's work, Shen said.
Viorica spoke highly of the long-standing friendship between women from both countries. Romania attaches great significance to friendly exchange between the two countries under the latest situation, she said.
Romania is willing to improve communication and cooperation with the ACWF, and to play a bigger role in strengthening the friendship and exchange among women in China, Romania and other EU countries, Viorica added.
The delegation was invited to visit China by the ACWF. Xia Jie, vice-president and member of the Secretariat of the ACWF, was also present at the meeting.
Xia Jie (L6) and the visiting group led by Dancila Vasilica Viorica of the Social Democrat Party, who is president of the Romanian Social Democratic Party Women's Federation and vice-president of the European Parliament Committee for Agriculture. They exchange opinions about women's federations at both countries in promoting gender equality and women's development. [Women of China/Fan Wenjun]
(Women of China)