KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 18 – Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today congratulated his China counterpart, Xi Jinping on the latter’s re-election for the second term.
Najib, who is currently attending the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney, in his ‘Congrats Twitter’ also described China-Malaysia ties as having hit new highs under their joint leadership.
“I look forward to elevating our win-win relationship even further in the interests of our peoples, our countries and our region,” the prime minister wrote.
The National People’s Congress (NPC) of China on Saturday re-elected incumbent President Xi Jinping for a second term and subsequently re-appointed him as chairman of the Central Military Commission.
Xi, 64, was elected president for his first five-year term in March 2013. Earlier this month, the Chinese parliament voted to abolish presidential term limits, effectively allowing Xi to serve as president for life. — Bernama