He also said the two countries should keep in close communication on issues that concern each other's core interests.
"China supports the Zimbabwean government's efforts to promote economic recovery and development and will further cooperation in the mineral industry, agriculture and infrastructure construction," Hu said.
China will also expand cultural exchanges with Zimbabwe, especially in areas like the arts, education and human resources training, Hu said...
He said he expects the two states to boost cooperation in trade, education, healthcare and infrastructure construction.
Mugabe said his country welcomes Chinese investors and he thanked China for its long-term support of Zimbabwe.