PM Anwar congratulates China's newly appointed Premier Li Qiang

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  • Sunday, 12 Mar 2023

China's newly-elected Premier Li Qiang takes an oath after being elected during the fourth plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 11, 2023. – AFP

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today congratulated Li Qiang, who was appointed as China's eighth Premier.

Anwar said he looked forward to working closely with China's leadership to explore new areas of cooperation as both countries commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Malaysia-China comprehensive strategic partnership this year.

"Heartiest congratulations to Li Qiang on his appointment as the 8th Premier of the People's Republic of China.

"Malaysia remains committed towards strengthening the long-standing historical ties with China," he tweeted.

China's Xinhua news agency reported that Li, 63, was endorsed as Chinese premier Saturday morning, upon nomination by President Xi Jinping. – Bernama

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