On December 19, 2011, State Councilor Dai Bingguo held talks with Myanmar's Vice President U Tin Aung Myint Oo in Nay Pyi Taw.
Dai conveyed the cordial greetings and good wishes from Vice President Xi Jinping. He said for the 60-plus years since the establishment of their diplomatic relations, China and Myanmar have always treated and helped each other sincerely with their mutually beneficial cooperation making rich achievements in various sectors. Noting that the two countries established comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership this year, he said broad development prospects have emerged for bilateral relations. He stressed the need for the two sides to practically implement the China-Myanmar comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership action plan and steadily raise the level of cooperation. The state councilor also urged both sides to make use of their complementary advantages, properly work out the "China-Myanmar Economic and Trade Cooperation Program", and implement well major projects between the two sides. He also emphasized the need to expand friendly exchanges in various fields, cement the foundation of bilateral friendship, jointly safeguard the stability of the China-Myanmar border regions, as well as to guarantee the good-neighborly relations between the two countries.
U Tin Aung Myint Oo asked Dai to convey his regards to Vice President Xi Jinping. He said that for many years, Myanmar and China have shared mutual understanding and support, with the two countries' relations being continuously developed. He agreed with Dai on further developing ties, saying Myanmar would unshakably endeavor for the development of Myanmar-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership. The vice president also expressed Myanmar's willingness to maintain frequent exchanges and visits at high levels, and boost cooperation on trade and key projects so as to bring benefits to the two peoples.