Mali and China have signed agreements to build capacity in education, health, agriculture and human resource management.
The Malian Foreign Affairs Minister Abdoulaye Diop and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi signed the agreements on behalf of the two countries on Friday.
Wang, said China fully understands and respects the independent choice of the Malian people and believes that Mali has the wisdom and ability to solve temporary difficulties, grasp the destiny of national development and progress in its own hands, and realize lasting peace and tranquillity.
He said China is willing to work with Mali to firmly support each other, jointly protect the legitimate rights and interests of developing countries, and safeguard the basic norms governing international relations.
Bamako and Beijing have in recent years, according to Diop successfully implemented and enjoyed mutually beneficial cooperation including trade, commerce and culture.