On 2 March 2017, H.E. Mme. Yang Xiuping, ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) Secretary-General, met with H.E. Mr. Huang Huikang, Chinese Ambassador to Malaysia. Ms. Wang Hongliu, Director of Political Affairs, attended the meeting.
Secretary-General Yang Secretary-General Yang highly appreciated the efforts and fruitful achievements made by the Embassy in promoting ASEAN-China relations and thanked the Embassy for its support to ACC. In her briefing on ACC’s recent work, she said that 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of ASEAN and the Year of ASEAN-China Tourism Cooperation, ACC will continue to implement according to the consensus of the leaders and make a success of its projects in relevant fields. ACC looks forward to greater support and assistance from the Embassy and Ambassador Huang himself so as to jointly contribute further to moving forward Malaysia-China and ASEAN-China relations.
Ambassador Huang spoke highly of ACC’s achievements in promoting China-ASEAN practical cooperation and friendship between both sides. In his outlining of recent developments of China-Malaysia relations, he noted that China-Malaysia relations are in their all-time best stage. The two countries are not only good neighbours facing each other across the sea, but also trusty friends and reliable partners. Both sides have made remarkable and far-reaching achievements in practical cooperation in trade, investment, education, culture and tourism. As an important member country of ASEAN, Malaysia has made significant contributions to promote China-ASEAN relations. The Chinese Embassy in Malaysia expects to strengthen liaison with ACC to make joint efforts to deepen China-Malaysia and China-ASEAN practical cooperation in various fields and give fresh impetus to the economic and social development in the region.