BEIJING, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left Beijing on Monday afternoon for an official visit to Britain and Greece from June 16 to 21, accompanied by his wife Cheng Hong.
Li will attend the annual meeting of Chinese premier and British prime minister during his stay in Britain.
Li was invited by British Prime Minister David Cameron and Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
Bilateral cooperation gaining momentum as Chinese premier visits Britain
LONDON, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang starts his four-day trip to Britain on Monday, during which multi-billion-dollar deals are expected to be made.
"The visit will further cement China-Britain political trust, enhance cultural exchanges and cooperation in nuclear power, high-speed railway, finance and high-technology, and bring vitality and new content to the bilateral partnership," Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Wang Chao told a press briefing Thursday in Beijing. Full story
Interview: Chinese premier's visit to rev up China-Britain comprehensive strategic partnership: ambassador
LONDON, June 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's upcoming visit to Britain will be of great importance to promoting bilateral relations and will lay a solid foundation for comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries, Chinese Ambassador to Britain has said.
Li is scheduled to visit Britain on June 16-19. During his stay in London, the Chinese premier will meet Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron, attend a banquet with the two countries' business representatives and deliver a speech to British think tanks. Full story
China, Britain need to tap cooperative potential, patch up differences: ex-ambassador
BEIJING, June 15 (Xinhua) -- China and Britain should enhance pragmatic cooperation in various areas and properly handle differences, said former Chinese Ambassador to Britain Ma Zhengang on Sunday. Ma made the remarks on the eve of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's upcoming visit to Britain.
During his stay in London, Li will attend the annual meeting of Chinese premier and British prime minister and hold talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron. He will also meet Queen Elizabeth II, attend a banquet with the two countries' business representatives and deliver a speech to British think tanks. Full story
China, Britain to ink deals during Premier Li's visit
BEIJING, June 12 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's upcoming visit to Britain will result in a number of bilateral deals regarding energy, automobile and finance, said Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Gao Yan here on Thursday.
Gao told a press briefing the deals include both inter-governmental agreements and business contracts. Full story