BEIJING, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will attend the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2014 next week, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei announced on Tuesday.
Themed "Asia's New Future: Identifying New Growth Drivers," the conference will be held in south China's Hainan Province from April 8 to 11.
During his stay from April 8 to 10, Premier Li will make a keynote speech at the opening ceremony, Hong told the ministry's daily press briefing.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Jung Hong-won, Prime Minister of Laos Thongsing Thammavong, Namibian Prime Minister Hage Geingob, Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Timor-Leste's Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich and Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam will attend the forum, Hong said.
Simultaneously, prime ministers of Australia, Kazakhstan, Laos, Namibia and Timor-Leste will make official visits to China at the invitation of Li, said the spokesman.