On Sunday, the third day of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s tour of Malaysia, he attended the 10th East Asia Summit in Kuala Lumpur and traveled to the Malacca State.
At the summit, the Chinese premier brought forward a five-pronged proposal for upholding and promoting peace and stability in the South China Sea, calling on countries outside the region to refrain from taking actions that may cause tension in the region.
In Malacca, the Chinese premier visited an industrial cooperation project, looked out at the Malacca straits from a hotel top, visited the Baba & Nyonya heritage museum and the Cheng Ho (a.k.a. Zhenghe) cultural museum.
Accompanied by his wife Cheng Hong, Premier Li also went to a specialties store and chatted with the locals.
Li is in Malaysia for a series of annual leaders’ meetings on East Asia cooperation and for an official visit to Malaysia from Nov. 20 to 23.