Xi meets Chinese, US governors

CNC reporting from Beijing
Added On April 16, 2013

On Monday President Xi Jinping met Chinese and U.S. governors attending the second China-U.S. governors' forum...

Calling for deeper regional cooperation between the two countries.

During the meeting, President Xi said closer China-U.S. cooperation will benefit the two nations, as well as contribute to world peace and stability.

He also said the two countries complement each other economically and that governors of both countries should work to boost bilateral ties further.

U.S. governors present at the meeting were Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell...

While leaders from China came from Tianjin, along with various provinces, including Heilongjiang, Fujian and Hebei.

In particular President Xi called on Chinese provinces and U.S. states to work more closely in agriculture, trade, culture and education...

Along with energy conservation, environmental protection, new energy, urban planning and infrastructure.

The forum runs from Monday to Tuesday in Beijing and Tianjin... After being held for the first time last year in the U.S.