Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will pay an official visit to Australia and New Zealand from March 22-29. During his stay in Australia, Li will attend the fifth annual meeting between Chinese and Australian prime ministers. The five-day official visit is expected to boost the development of China-Australia relations and cooperation, and push forward free trade and regional integration. After his Australian trip, the Chinese premier will pay an official visit to New Zealand. This year marks the 45th anniversary of China's diplomatic ties with New Zealand.