Bingu wa Mutharika left here Sunday night, concluding his first state visit to
Mutharika had held talks with Chinese President Hu
Jintao and met with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. The two heads of state reached
extensive consensus on developing a healthy, steady, sincere and friendly
bilateral relationship, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry.
Mutharika also co-chaired the opening ceremony of the
Malawian Embassy in Beijing with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi.
Besides Beijing, Mutharika also visited Chengdu,
capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, Shenzhen, a booming city of in
south China's Guangdong Province, and Shanghai, China's economic hub.
Mutharika started his visit to China on March 24 as
guest of Hu Jintao. This is his first China tour.
China and Malawi established diplomatic relations on
Dec. 28, 2007