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Zhang Gaoli Meets with Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
2014/09/24

On September 23 local time, Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, who was attending the United Nations (UN) Climate Summit as the Special Envoy of President Xi Jinping, met at the UN headquarters in New York with Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.

Zhang Gaoli conveyed the warm greetings from President Xi Jinping and his wife to Queen Máxima and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. Zhang Gaoli said that President Xi Jinping paid a state visit to the Netherlands in this March and received warm reception from his Majesty the King and his wife. The royal family of the Netherlands has been active promoter of the China-Netherlands relations, for which China highly appreciates. In the next phase, both sides should continue to implement the results achieved during President Xi Jinping's visit to the Netherlands and the important consensuses reached by the leaders of the two countries, so as to advance the China-Netherlands relations for new progress and new highs.

Zhang Gaoli expressed that the Chinese government supports all countries to enhance communication and cooperation to jointly establish a financial system benefiting all countries and peoples, especially to ensure the availability of modern, safe and convenient financial system for the people in developing countries. China supports the international community discussing the potential for including the inclusive financial issue into the post-2015 development agenda, stands ready to conduct relevant cooperation with the international community and welcomes her Majesty the Queen to visit China as the UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA).

Máxima said that the state visit to the Netherlands paid by President Xi Jinping was a complete success, and they are deeply moved by the sincerity and friendship showed by President Xi Jinping and his wife and their passion towards the Netherlands and its people. Máxima asked Zhang Gaoli to convey the best wishes of the King and her to President Xi Jinping and his wife. The Netherlands-China relations boast great potential and the Netherlands is willing to continuously enhance cooperation with the Chinese side in various fields. China has taken multiple innovative measures in financial sector and she is willing to visit China at an early date to have in-depth discussion on inclusive finance with the Chinese side.

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