文章转引自马来西亚《南洋商报》，2012年10月3日。KUALA LUMPUR: Policies mooted by Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razakhave caught the attention of China’s ambassador to Malaysia Mr Chai Xi.
“I notice that the Malaysian Government is carrying out measures and policies that will promote and benefit the people, such as the 1Malaysia concept, the Government Transformation Programme (GTP) and the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP),” he said.
Mr Chai stated that both China and Malaysia were in vital phases of development, shouldering the important task of developing their economies and improving the livelihood of their people.
“China would like to join hands and work together with Malaysia to further deepen our strategic partnership and to embrace a brighter future of the bilateral relationship,” he said in conjunction with the 63rd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on Oct 1.
Elaborating on China-Malaysia relationship, Mr Chai reiterated that “it is currently at its best period in history” with substantial achievements in bilateral relations this year.
“The two countries have established strategic cooperative relations and signed landmark agreements this year,” he said, referring to the Panda Conservation Cooperation, the Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP) and the China-Malaysia Qinzhou Industrial Park, as well as the 100 Malaysia-China Youth Exchange Programme.
The ambassador said there had also been frequent high-level exchanges of visits this year and trade ties were increasingly closer.
“China is the largest trading partner of Malaysia and, last year, bilateral trade volume broke the US$90 billion (RM274.5billion) mark, reaching a new historical high,” he said.