Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing held talks with Brunei Foreign and Trade Minister Prince Mohamed Bolkiah on Tuesday, vowing to promote bilateral friendly and cooperative ties.
Li spoke highly of the remarkable achievements scored in various fields in China-Brunei cooperation since the two nations forged diplomatic ties, saying China would make joint efforts with Brunei to push forward the bilateral ties.
Mohamed Bolkiah also hailed the relations between the two nations and reaffirmed Brunei's adherence to the one-China principle.
He said the development of the bilateral ties is not only in the interest of both nations and peoples, but also beneficial to the peace and development of the region.
The two sides exchanged views on cooperation in many fields, including economy and trade, and other international and regional issues of common concern.
After the talks, Li and Mohamed Bolkiah signed an MOU on tourism cooperation between China and Brunei.
Mohamed Bolkiah arrived in Beijing on Saturday for an official visit to China as Li's guest.
Premier Wen Jiabao also met with Mohamed Bolkiah in Beijing Tuesday and the two sides exchanges views on issues of mutual concern.
(Xinhua News Agency September 6, 2006)