ASEAN welcomes Chinese PM visit to Jakarta

before the Premier Wen Jiabao of the People's Republic of China's visit to Jakarta this week, Secretary General of ASEAN, Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, declared that "the year of 2011 a very fruitful for the ASEAN-China dialogue will be relations."
In his speech to VIVAnews, Surin revealed that this year the 20-year anniversary of ASEAN-China dialogue marked relations. According to Xinhua News Agency to Prime Minister Wen Jiabao in Indonesia of 29 April 30.
"Under the theme" ASEAN-China: mutually beneficial and win-win partnership,' both parties are a series of activities to promote good neighbourly relations, to deepen cooperation and consolidate people friendship, implement to, "Surin said.
The message was well received by Mr Yang Jiechi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China. The two met forum for Asia Annual Conference 2011 in Hainan, China, during the Boao earlier this month.  Mr Yang points out that practical cooperation between ASEAN and China has entered a new phase.
During the meeting, Mr Yang welcomed the participation of the United States and Russia in the East Asia Summit (EAS). However, China is of the view that ASEAN should continue to have a central role in the expanded EAS. Mr Yang added that the EAS should focus on problems relating to the promotion of national development and people's welfare.
by:vivanews

ASEAN welcomes Chinese PM visit to Jakarta