The State Councilor of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (PRC), H.E Wang Yong will undertake an official visit to Malaysia from 8 to 10 August 2017.

H.E Wang Yong will be attending the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the East Coast Rail Line project (ECRL) which will take place in Kuantan, Pahang on 9 August 2017 as the Special Representative of President Xi Jinping.

During the visit, H.E Wang Yong is also scheduled to pay a courtesy call on Prime Minister and will make a site visit to Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP). During the courtesy call, H.E Wang Yong is expected to discuss matters relating to Malaysia-China bilateral cooperation as well as on the Chinese investments and projects in Malaysia.

H.E Wang Yong is one of five State Councilors who are at the highest level of state administration. He is also the head of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission since 2010. This visit would be his second visit to Malaysia.

This visit reflects the close relations that both countries enjoy and the desire to further strengthen these relations.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia