Valletta, January 28 (Xinhua) Maltese president Vera said on the 28th that he would like to thank China for its anti epidemic support and would like to strengthen bilateral high-level exchanges and cooperation with China.
Vera accepted China’s new ambassador to Malta on the same day, Yu Dunhai, and submitted his cordial greetings and best wishes to President Xi Jinping. Vera spoke positively of bilateral relations and said that he is willing to strengthen bilateral high-level exchanges and cooperation with China, cooperate closely on the international stage and make unremitting efforts to consolidate and develop Malaysia China friendship and friendship between the people.
Yu Dunhai conveyed sincere greetings from President Xi Jinping to President Vera. He said that since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Malaysia, the two countries have always treated each other as equals, shared weal and woe, and set a model of harmonious coexistence of countries with different sizes of population, cultural traditions and social systems. In recent years, political mutual trust between the two countries has been continuously consolidated, mutually beneficial cooperation has yielded fruitful results, and people to people and cultural exchanges have become increasingly close. In 2018, one belt, one road cooperation memorandum of understanding signed by the two governments signed a blueprint for the development of new cooperation between the two countries. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, China and Malaysia have joined hands to fight epidemic diseases, showing the firm confidence of keeping watch and helping each other.
Yu dunhai said that next January will usher in the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Malaysia. China is willing to take this opportunity to make joint efforts with Malaysia to strengthen dialogue, communication and cooperation, continue to firmly support each other in international and regional affairs, jointly safeguard multilateralism and push bilateral relations to a new level.