China on Thursday encouraged “dialogue and consultation” between Bangladesh and Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya crisis and appreciated progress made so far to that direction.
Wang Yajun, Chinese assistant minister for International Department of Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) made the remark after briefing the participants about the outcome of the recently held congress of the party at a hotel in Dhaka.
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He said China will continue to work not only to ensure peace and stability in Bangladesh and Myanmar, but also in the region as a whole.
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The CPC leader also expressed satisfaction over the signing of an instrument between Bangladesh and Myanmar to repatriate Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh.
Earlier, Awami League Presidium member Faruk Khan at the same program sought Chinese support and its influence on Myanmar to find a solution to Rohingya crisis soon.
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The former commerce minister said solution to the Rohingya crisis is important since China is talking about peace in the region.
The CPC leader laid emphasis on closer cooperation with Bangladesh under One Belt, One Road initiative.
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He said the countries will work together for a brighter and promising future of the people of the two countries.
"Bangladesh is an important partner of China," he said adding that the dreams of Bangladesh and China are similar.
Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ma Mingqiang moderated the briefing.