BEIRUT, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon Wang Kejian stressed Thursday that China has participated in all the international efforts to promote political solutions to the ongoing world issues, particularly the crisis in Syria.
Wang addressed a reception held by the embassy here in honor of local media and research and study centers on the occasion of the end of the Spring Festival according to the Chinese calendar.
The ambassador stressed China has been promoting strongly the necessity of reaching political solutions to the world hot issues such as the Syrian crisis, and is active in the world cooperation to fight terrorism.
Meanwhile, he highlighted that China remains the biggest trading partner of Lebanon with trades reaching 2.15 billion U.S. dollars.
"Cultural communication is also very close with exchange between the art groups from both countries," he added.
"China is continuously inviting the Lebanese and Arab people to visit China and organizing events to present the Chinese culture and explain the Chinese role in the political, economical and trade fields," Lebanese Social Affairs Minister Pierre Abi Assi said.