China, Myanmar to strengthen economic cooperation

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw (L) attends the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit of Heads of State and Government (ASEM11) in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, 15 July 2016. Photo: Davaanyam Delgerjargal/EPA

Premier Li Keqiang has said China is willing to strengthen cooperation with Myanmar in support of the South-East Asian nation's economic development and improvement of livelihood of its people, Xinhua reported on 17 July.

The Chinese Prime Minister made the remarks on Saturday during his meeting with Myanmar President Htin Kyaw on the side-lines of the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Mongolia, according to the report.

Prime Minister Li called on both countries to enhance high-level exchanges, increase mutual political trust, and outline the development of bilateral ties in the new era, saying China and Myanmar have highly complementary economies and great potential for cooperation.

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