Foreign and Military Affairs

Premier Wen meets with Malaysian PM on ties

Updated: 2011-04-28 00:48


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KUALA LUMPUR - Visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met here on Wednesday with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak to boost relations between their two countries.

During the small-scale meeting, Wen expressed happiness over his visit to Malaysia, his first in six years, and congratulated the country on its great achievements in economic and social development.

Wen said Malaysia is a good friend of China, adding that the two countries, due to their joint efforts, have continuously boosted their traditional friendship, and achieved rich fruits in their cooperation in various fields.

China and Malaysia both are facing the major tasks of developing the economy and improving people's livelihood, Wen said.

He said that he wishes both sides continue deepening cooperation from a strategic and long-term perspective so as to create a more splendid future for their relations.

For his part, Najib said he is confident Wen's trip will further deepen bilateral pragmatic cooperation and bring the two countries' strategic cooperation onto a higher stage.

The two leaders also exchanged views on issues of common concern.


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