Chinese President to visit Japan in May

April 29th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin  

Beijing, April 29 (Xinhua) Chinese President Hu Jintao will visit Japan between May 6 and 10, the foreign ministry announced Tuesday. This will be the first visit by a Chinese president to that country in a decade.

Hu is expected to meet Emperor Akihito and Prime Minister Fukuda Yasuo, foreign ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said in a press conference.

“Hu will also meet Japanese parliamentarians and leaders of the political parties to discuss ways to further promote Sino-Japanese relations and other issues of common concern,” she said.

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