Considering Gambia's national conditions, the premier said, China is ready to promote pragmatic cooperation in fields such as agricultural technologies, fishery processing, infrastructure and tourism.
Xiong said the key to reforming the country's English language tests is a separation between exams and enrollment, so that people will start to learn English because they like the language, not because they are required to study it.
"SACH will enhance cooperation with the police, step up law enforcement and punish those who fail to close security loopholes," Chen said.
There is a touch of irony here in that it was the Chinese government — not its Australian counterpart — which had suggested that the distinguished sinologist and leading authority on Chinese opera be present during Xi's address.
He added the party would work in order to try to form a government "with those forces that agree on the center-right's program."