Hanoi (VNA)
- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang and Malaysia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Zambry Abd Kadir committed to promoting regional cooperation during their talks in Beijing on March 28.

Qin said that China and Malaysia, both as developing countries and important emerging economies in Asia and progressive forces on the international stage, should further deepen mutually beneficial cooperation, consolidate friendship, work together to cope with risks and challenges, and contribute more to global and regional peace, stability, development and prosperity, China’s Xinhua news agency reported.

Qin called on both sides to speed up key projects and explore more cooperation in areas such as new-energy vehicles, digital economy, semiconductors and agriculture.

Zambry Abd Kadir said Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's upcoming official visit to China will bring the two countries' friendship to a higher level.

The Malaysian foreign minister said Malaysia is willing to work with China to jointly safeguard regional peace and stability and foster a closer China-ASEAN community with a shared future.

The Malaysian PM will pay an official visit to China from March 30 to April 1 and attend the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2023./.