Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday sent a congratulatory message to Mikhail Mishustin on his assuming office as Russia's new prime minister.
In his congratulatory message, Li said that the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination has been developing at a high level in recent years.
The two sides have been pushing forward in-depth cooperation in such areas as economy and trade, investment, energy, cultural and people-to-people exchanges, and local affairs, Li said.
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of China-Russia diplomatic relations in 2019, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin jointly announced the establishment of the comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era, opening a new chapter in the development of bilateral ties, he added.
The Chinese premier said that he looks forward to working with Prime Minister Mishustin to promote bilateral cooperation to a higher level and inject stronger impetus into the development of China-Russia relations.