21 November 2015
Malaysian government officials and business leaders have high expectations of Premier Li Keqiang’s first visit to Malaysia, saying Li’s visit will definitely consolidate the thousand-year-long friendship between the two countries and will promote friendly and cooperative bilateral relations.
Li arrived in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, to attend a series of annual leaders’ meetings on East Asian cooperation and pay his first official visit to Malaysia till Monday.
Li will attend the 18th leaders’ meeting between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the 18th ASEAN-China, Japan and Republic of Korea leaders’ meeting, and the 10th East Asia Summit.
… Oh Ei Sun, former political secretary to the prime minister of Malaysia from 2009 to 2011, said under the circumstances of an unstable global economic and increasing terrorist attacks, Li’s visit has a significant strategic meaning.
“The two nations’ relationship has already been raised to a strategic partnership. China and Malaysia should collaborate more in fighting terrorism and building a peaceful and prosperous regional environment, in addition to economic cooperation,” he added.
IDSS / Online
Last updated on 23/11/2015