Chinese top political advisor wraps up visit to Thailand

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, April 25 (Xinhua)-- Chinese top political advisor Jia Qinglin left Chiang Mai in northern Thailand on Wednesday, concluding his six-day visit to the country.

During the visit, Jia, chairman of the National Committee of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China 's top political advisory body, met in Bangkok with Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Vice President of the National Assembly and Speaker of the Senate Thiradet Miphian and other senior Thai officials.

He also addressed a banquet held by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, encouraging overseas Chinese to contribute to the bilateral friendship.

At the invitation of the Thai Senate, Jia arrived in Thailand's southern Phuket province last Friday for a six-day official good- will visit. It was part of his three-nation visit which also took him to New Zealand and Brunei.


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