The official prime minister websites of Australia and New Zealand both expressed their hospitality and prospects of Premier Li Keqiang’s upcoming visit from March 22 to 29.
On March 17, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said in an Op-Ed: “I look forward to welcoming His Excellency Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, and his wife Madame Cheng Hong to Australia.”
“This visit will highlight Australia’s strong economic relationship with China and our mutual commitment to encouraging trade and investment in our region,” he wrote.
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On March 20, New Zealand’s official government website also published an article to show their anticipation for the Premier’s approaching visit.
It cited words from Prime Minister Bill English: “The visit is an important opportunity to set the agenda for the next stage of our strong relationship and demonstrates our shared commitment to open trade and economic growth”.“
“Premier Li knows New Zealand well, and I look forward to discussing with him opportunities for our two countries and the region,” he said.