Li Keqiang and Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Exchange Congratulatory Message on the 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of China-ASEAN Dialogue Relations

On July 19, Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of China, and Hassanal Bolkiah of Sultan of Brunei, the rotating president of ASEAN, exchanged congratulatory messages to mark the 30th anniversary of the establishment of dialogue relations between China and ASEAN.

In his congratulatory message, Li Keqiang said that over the past 30 years, China and ASEAN countries have stood together in hard times and forged ahead hand in hand, making important contributions to the stability, development and prosperity of each country as well as the region, and setting a benchmark and model for Asia-Pacific cooperation. Since last year, China and ASEAN have joined hands to fight the Covid-19 epidemic, which has further demonstrated the spirit of the community of shared destiny with mutual assistance and solidarity.

Li Keqiang said that, at present, the relationship between China and ASEAN is entering a new stage of comprehensive development. China is willing to join hands with ASEAN to build a higher level of strategic partnership, build a closer community of destiny and better meet the future regional and global challenges, and benefit more than 2 billion people in 11 countries on both sides, Li Keqiang said.

In his message, Hassanal extended heartfelt congratulations on behalf of ASEAN on the 30th anniversary of the establishment of dialogue relations between the two sides and the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, saying that ASEAN-China relations have achieved fruitful results over the past 30 years and become one of the most strategic and comprehensive partnerships. The two sides cooperate with each other to fight against the epidemic and continuously deepen exchanges and cooperation in various fields such as economy, trade and humanities. He also thanked China for its firm support for the centrality of ASEAN, and believed that the ASEAN-China strategic partnership will create a better future for both peoples.

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