Premier Li Keqiang congratulated British Prime Minister David Cameron on winning the election and securing the post for another term in a telephone call to him on May 14.
The Premier said that China-UK relations achieved progress in the recent years - there were communication and cooperation through many meetings, writing letters, and telephone calls. He said that the Chinese government attaches great importance to the two countries’ relations, and is willing to strengthen political mutual trust, plan and implement communications of various levels and fields, promote cooperation in fields like trade and investment, finance, and productive capacity with the new term of British government. Premier Li invited Cameron to pay official visit to China this year for the new round of China-UK annual prime ministers’ meeting.
Cameron thanked Premier Li for his message and invitation. He said that China-UK relations are at the best period. He appreciated the close working relations with Chinese leaders, and is willing to continue enhancing communication and cooperation with China, and promote the two countries’ relations achieve greater progress in the next five years. Cameron expected the annual prime ministers’ meeting this year to deepen the bilateral cooperation in many fields and promote Free Trade Agreement.