Sun, September 16, 2012
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Vice President Xi to attend upcoming China-ASEAN Expo

2012-09-16 06:21:17 GMT2012-09-16 14:21:17(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping will attend the opening ceremony and some other important activities for the 9th China-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Expo later this month.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei made the announcement on Sunday.

The Expo, slated to run from Sept. 21 to 25 in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, will also gather foreign leaders from ASEAN countries, including Myanmarese President U Thein Sein, Lao Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Mohamad Yassin and Thai Deputy Prime Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong.


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