(CPC) highly values its relationship with Malawian Democratic Progress Party
(DPP), and is willing to carry out multi-level and effective exchanges and
cooperation with DPP, said senior CPC official Zhou Yongkang on Tuesday.
Zhou, a member of the Standing
Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks
during his meeting with Dr. H. Ntaba, general secretary of the Malawian DPP,
Zhou welcomed Ntaba's visit, saying the establishment
of diplomatic ties between China and Malawi last year was a milestone in the
history of bilateral ties, which is proven to be in line with the fundamental
interests of the two peoples.
Friendly exchanges between the two countries have
been carried out smoothly in various fields over the past three months, and
China is willing to further push forward the long-term, healthy and stable
development of bilateral ties, said Zhou.
Dr. H. Ntaba introduced Malawi's political and
economic situations, saying that his visit is another important step in Malawi's
efforts to further develop friendly relations with China. Malawi President Bingu
Wa Mutharika paid a seven-day visit to China between March 24 to 30.
Ntaba spoke highly of China's economic development,
stressing that DPP would strengthen exchanges with the CPC in various fields and
at all levels, in a bid to consolidate the relationship between the two
China and Malawi established diplomatic ties on Dec. 28, 2007.