Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) meets with Singaporean President Halimah Yacob at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, May 15, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Tao)
BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday met with Singaporean President Halimah Yacob in Beijing.
Li said China is willing to push forward cooperation between its western regions and Singapore, and deepen bilateral cooperation on the New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor and in areas such as third party markets, smart city and skill training.
Li expressed the hope that the two countries can promote cultural and people-to-people exchanges in order to consolidate public support of China-Singapore friendship and the development of bilateral ties.
Halimah said Singapore is willing to strengthen cooperation with China to promote openness, multilateralism and free trade in the international arena.