KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping left Malaysia on Saturday for Indonesia's Bali island to attend the 21st informal economic leaders' meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC), ending his Malaysia tour with a fruitful package.
During his two-day visit, Xi held talks with Malaysian leaders, exchanging views on a host of regional and international issues and charting the course for the future development of China-Malaysia ties.
The leaders also witnessed the signing of a series of mutually beneficial pacts.
Xi and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak agreed to upgrade bilateral ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership and agreed on a target to boost bilateral trade to 160 billion U.S. dollars by 2017.
Malaysia's English-language newspaper New Straits Times said in a front-page report on Saturday that the agreements inked during Xi's visit opened "a new chapter" in bilateral ties.
Malaysia is the second leg of Xi's ongoing Southeast Asia tour which has also taken him to Indonesia.
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