Chinese consul general calls for more China
Regarding China's development, Li said that under the strong leadership of the Communist Party of China, Chinese people are now at a decisive stage of building a prosperous society in all aspects.
Nearly 5000 people, including U.S. and Chinese officials, scholars and business people, attended the reception.
Delivering a speech at the reception celebrating the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, Li said that the two sides have conducted bilateral cooperation in many areas and maintained close communication and coordination in tackling regional and international issues.
"A sound and steady development of China-U.S. relations serves the fundamental interests of our two peoples and the expectation of the international community," Li said.
"I hope all the local Chinese communities could continue to promote exchanges and cooperation between China and the United States," Li said.
HOUSTON, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- China and the United States should build a relationship featuring non-conflict, non-confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation, Chinese Consul General in Houston Li Qiangmin said Wednesday.
"Thanks to trade with China, American families have enjoyed higher quality but lower-cost products," he said.
While talking about the Chinese communities in the southern United States, Li said that they had contributed to the development of the China-U.S. relationship, as well as the motherland's development and peaceful reunification.