by swisscham in Bilateral Relations
The President of the Confederation Mr. Ueli Maurer will pay an official visit to China from 17 to 21 July. He will be received by President XI Jinping and by Prime Minister LI Keqiang. A meeting with the Chinese Minister of National Defence CHANG Wanquan is also planned in Beijing. The President of the Confederation will also review troops and take part in the opening ceremony of an international conference on environment that will be held in Guiyang, Guizhou Province. Mr. Maurer’s first meeting with the new Chinese President XI Jinping aims to enhance relations between Switzerland and China. This visit follows Premier LI Keqiang’s official visit to Switzerland on 24th May.