KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong met with Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Masimov on Friday.
During the meeting, Liu said China regards Kazakhstan as a good friend and a good partner and the two countries will strengthen mutually-beneficial cooperation.
On the 2022 Winter Games race, Liu said she respected the great efforts made by Kazakhstan in Almaty's bid for the Olympics and a fair competition between Beijing and Almaty represented the Olympic spirit.
Masimov congratuated China on Beijing's spectacular final presentation to the International Olympic Committee members.
He said China and Kazakhstan are good friends and good partners and will continue to cooperate on different levels.