Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has congratulated Lee Hsien Loong on his re-election as Singapore’s Prime Minister.

In his message sent on Monday, Li said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Lee, Singapore’s economy has maintained good momentum for a long period of time.

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Singaporean government has taken decisive measures, achieving positive results in epidemic prevention and control and gradual economic and social recovery.

Noting that China and Singapore are friendly neighbours, Li said:

China highly values bilateral ties

The Chinese Premier said that he is willing to work together with his Singaporean counterpart to coordinate efforts to promote the fight against COVID-19 as well as development cooperation, continue to deepen high-quality joint construction of the Belt & Road, and raise the China-Singapore relationship to a higher level on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations this year.