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Chinese, Myanmar premiers meet on bilateral ties

Source: Xinhua | 04-18-2009 08:44

Special Report:   Boao Forum for Asia 2009

SANYA, Hainan, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met here on Friday with his Myanmar counterpart Thein Sein in south China's Hainan Province, calling on closer bilateral cooperation in the areas of energy and transportation network construction.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (R) meets with his Myanmar's counterpart Thein Sein in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, April 17, 2009. Thein Sein arrived here to attend the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2009 which would be held in Boao, Hainan from April 17 to 19.(Xinhua/Ma Zhancheng)
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (R) meets with his Myanmar's 
counterpart Thein Sein in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, 
April 17, 2009. Thein Sein arrived here to attend the Boao 
Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2009 which would be
held in Boao, Hainan from April 17 to 19.(Xinhua/Ma Zhancheng)

Hailing the achievements of bilateral ties over the years, Wen said China supports Myanmar's sustainable development, and is committed to helping the country to get over the difficulties brought by global financial crisis.

China sincerely hopes for Myanmar's political stability, economic development and national reconciliation, Wen said.

He called on both countries to enhance cooperation in energy and transportation network building, to provide sound infrastructure for bilateral trade and investment.