Highlights of Chinese president's visit to Canada

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Chinese President Hu Jintao is paying a state visit to Canada before attending the G20 Summit in the country over the coming weekend.

Following are highlights of Hu's visits in the North American country:

OTTAWA -- President Hu Jintao met Canadian Governor-General Michaelle Jean to discuss the development of relations between their two countries.

Prior to their meeting, the Chinese leader, who flew into the Canadian capital of Ottawa for a state visit, attended a welcoming ceremony held in his honor by the governor-general.

The Canadian governor-general is going to visit China from June 30 to July 5 this year. She will first visit Shanghai, where the World Expo 2010 will celebrate Canada Day on July 1, and then travel to other Chinese cities.

"I am very much looking forward to undertaking this important visit to mark 40 years of diplomatic relations with China, a friend to Canada and an important partner whose significant role we have recognized and promoted within the international community," said the governor-general in an earlier statement.

Source:Xinhua


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