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THE OFFICIAL VISIT OF THE STATE COUNCILOR AND MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, HIS EXCELLENCY WANG YI, TO MALAYSIA 11 – 12 JULY 2022

THE OFFICIAL VISIT OF THE STATE COUNCILOR AND MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, HIS EXCELLENCY WANG YI, TO MALAYSIA 11 – 12 JULY 2022

 

Minister of Foreign Affairs, YB Dato' Sri Saifuddin Abdullah will host the People’s Republic of China State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Wang Yi, who will be on an Official Visit to Malaysia from 11 to 12 July 2022. H.E Wang Yi’s last visit to Malaysia was two (2) years ago.

During this visit, H.E Wang Yi will have an audience with His Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Ibni Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah, at the Istana Negara.

H.E Wang Yi will also pay a courtesy call on the Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

YB Dato' Sri Saifuddin Abdullah and H.E Wang Yi are scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting which will discuss various areas of bilateral cooperation and issues including trade and investment; high technology; digital economy; higher education; Covid-19 vaccines cooperation; and post-pandemic recovery. Both Foreign Ministers will also discuss and exchange views on the regional and international issues of common interest.

Malaysia and China’s relations have continuously strengthened and consolidated over the years since the elevation of Malaysia-China relations to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership in 2013. Both countries will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the partnership next year.

Since 2009, China has been Malaysia’s largest trading partner, valued at RM421.07 billion (USD101.55 billion) accounting for 18.9 percent and an increase of 27 percent from 2020.

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

11 July 2022