Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has met the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing late this afternoon.
During the meeting, Anwar said both parties have touched on many important issues related to Malaysia-China relationhip, as well as some issues involving trade and economic relations.
” The President Xi touched on my vision for a new Malaysia through the concept of CIVIL Malaysia which is in line with his desire to share the prosperity and development of the country in addition to emphasizing the humanitarian aspect and the development of civilization.
“I also touched on the efforts and steps and strategies taken by President Xi and the Chinese government in confronting and unraveling the problem of poverty in China which is now bearing fruit when almost 800 million people have been freed from the shackles of poverty in China,” Anwar said in a post on his Facebook.
The Prime Minister also revealed that President Xi had invited Malaysia to jointly develop a strong and skilled civilization in addition to rejecting the Cold War mentality by playing chess with any country.
“We agreed to chart a new course in Malaysia-China relations and continue to strengthen cooperation between the two friendly countries,” Anwar added.
At the end of the meeting, he said, he invited President Xi to visit Malaysia later in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Malaysia-China diplomatic relations.