Latin American Herald Tribune | 2/17/2009 12:00:00 AM
China Names Colombia Official Tourism Destination
Feb 17 -- Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping announced Monday that Beijing had officially named Colombia a tourist destination for its citizens and signed with his Colombian counterpart Francisco Santos several bilateral cooperation accords.
China "officially declared Colombia to be a tourist destination for its citizens, which besides favoring the development of tourist cooperation will also contribute to the strengthening of binational economic-commercial cooperation through the broadening of contacts among (both nations') citizens," he said.
Xi added that his three-day visit to Colombia served to firm up, starting now, a series of measures to allow dynamic economic cooperation between the countries.
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