Wednesday, July 29, 2015
President Erdoğan Visits Monument to the People’s Heroes in China
Upon their arrival at the monument, the First Couple and their accompanying delegation were welcomed by Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Ming of the People’s Republic of China and other officials. After the Turkish and Chinese national anthems were played, President Erdoğan laid a wreath at the monument. Following the ceremony, President Erdoğan met with Premier Li Keqiang of the People’s Republic of China. The meeting took place at the National People’s Congress.
Afterwards, President Erdoğan and his accompanying delegation proceeded to the Great Hall of the People. President Erdoğan and First Lady Emine Erdoğan were welcomed with an official ceremony by President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan. The Turkish and Chinese national anthems were played and a 21-gun salute was fired. Ministers, accompanying President Erdoğan, were also present at the ceremony.
Posted by Tugrul Keskin at 7:46 AM