Tsipras: We are Strengthening Strategic Cooperation Between Greece and China

Friday, May 12th, 2017
Last Update: 12:57

We are strengthening the strategic cooperation between Greece and China, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras posted on Twitter upon his arrival to Beijing. “Arriving in Beijing for the Belt And Road Forum, we are strengthening the strategic cooperation between Greece and China,” he said.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is visiting China on May 12-15 to attend the two-day “Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation” (BRF) in Beijing, organized by the Chinese government.

According to his official schedule, Tsipras will meet with world leaders and heads of international organizations on the sidelines of the forum, among which will be UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang.

On May 12-13, the prime minister will meet with representatives of investment, banking and business groups. The schedule is presented in local time (Beijing +5 hours from Greece):

Friday, May 12, 201711:00 – Arrival in Beijing

18:30 – Participation and address at the opening of the Center for Greek Studies

Saturday, May 13, 2017

10:35 – Meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping

12:30 – Participation and speech at the 2nd Greek-Chinese Cities Forum

17:50 – Meeting with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang

Sunday, May 14, 2017

09:00-10:10 – Start of Belt and Road Forum with a speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping

10:30-12:30 – High-level dialog / Belt and Road Forum plenum

18:00 – Arrival at the Great Hall of the People, welcoming by Xi and a group photo

18:30-19:30 – Official dinner for heads of state and government

20:00-21:00 – Cultural event at Beijing’s National Opera

Monday, May 15, 2017

10:00-12:00 – 1st Roundtable of Heads of State and Governments: “Policy synergy for closer cooperation”

12:35-12:50 – Working lunch: “Cultural exchanges and building human bonds”

14:00-16:00 – 2nd Roundtable of Heads of State and Governments: “Connectivity for interconnected development”

Return flight from Beijing to Athens

(source: ana-mpa)

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