On 21 October 2013, Vice President Li Yuanchao met in Beijing with Foreign Minister Dipu Moni of Bangladesh.
Li Yuanchao said that China and Bangladesh are friendly neighbours and the two economies are highly complementary to each other. China is ready to strengthen high-level exchanges with Bangladesh, to tap the potentials for economic and trade cooperation and to accelerate promoting connectivity construction, so as to uplift China-Bangladesh closer comprehensive cooperative partnership to a new high.
Dipu Moni expressed that Bangladesh-China friendship has withstood the test of time. Hope both sides will strengthen friendship between the two peoples and cooperation in all fields.