Wen Jiabao Arrives at New York to Attend and Address a Series of UN Meetings
2010/09/22

 

On the evening of September 21, 2010 local time, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrived at New York to attend the UN high-level event on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the 65th general debate of the General Assembly.

Wen will deliver a speech to the UN high-level event on the MDGs to introduce China's achievements of and proposition on implementing the MDGs and to announce a series of new policy measures.

When attending the 65th general debate of the General Assembly, Wen will deliver a speech entitled Getting to Know the Real China to reiterate China's commitment to reform and opening up and the road of peaceful development.

He will also attend the Security Council Summit initiated by Turkey who assumes the rotating UN Security Council presidency for September, the workshop on MDGs and AIDS hosted by UNAIDS and the event to launch the UN Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health.

During his stay in New York, Wen will meet with President of the US Barack Obama, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and other leaders, participate in the activities held by the US friendly organizations, receive the interview of mainstream US media, hold talks with senior executives of Chinese media and Hong Kong and Macao media and meet representatives of overseas Chinese, Chinese-funded institutions and Chinese students in the US.

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, Permanent Representative of China to the UN Li Baodong and Chinese Ambassador to the US Zhang Yesui received Wen at the airport. Upon arriving at the hotel, Wen was warmly welcomed by representatives of overseas Chinese, Chinese-funded institutions and Chinese students in the US.

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