Malaysian PM Mahathir to join Beijing forum

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

China welcomes the participation of Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which is to be held in Beijing later this month, Xinhua reports.

Foreign Minister Wang Yi made the remarks today while meeting with Muhammad Shahrul, the secretary general of the Malaysian Foreign Ministry, who is in Beijing for strategic talks.

China appreciates Mahathir's promotion of Asian values and Malaysia's support for the Belt and Road Initiative, Wang said, adding that he is confident in the future of bilateral ties.

Mahathir looks forward to the forum, said Shahrul.