On the sidelines of the ASEAN Meeting in Milan Prime Minister of China Li Keqiang met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. As Mr Li said, China attaches great importance to this bilateral relationship. Next year the two countries will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of diplomatic ties. As he said, China hopes to maintain the unique ties with Singapore, enhance substantial cooperation, expand common interests, seek new pivotal projects and cultivate new cooperation highlights. From his part, Mr Lee expressed his hope to work closely with China to implement bilateral cooperation program, expand cooperation with China’s central and western regions, facilitate coordination in such areas as logistics, investment and green development, so as to promote regional connectivity and sustainable development.
October 18, 2014