|Expo's Africa pavilion heralds closer Africa-China cooperation: Mozambican prime minister|
SHANGHAI, June 22 (Xinhua) -- Mozambican Prime Minister Aires Bonifacio Baptista Ali said Tuesday the Africa Joint Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo was a new opportunity for African countries and China to enhance cooperation.
"The pavilion serves as an good example for the two sides to boost cooperation," Ali said at the World Expo.
He said Expo organizers' support for the construction of the pavilion enabled African countries, including Mozambique, to take part in the event.
Shanghai and sister city Maputo, Mozambique's capital, should take the opportunity to extend exchanges and cooperation so as to deepen friendship, he said.
Ali began a working visit to China Wednesday.