Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived Thursday night in Papua New Guinea (PNG), where he will pay a state visit and attend the 26th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting this weekend.
It is the first visit by a Chinese head of state to PNG.
Xi will deliver a keynote speech at the APEC CEO Summit, address the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting and meet leaders of other APEC member economies in Port Moresby, PNG’s capital city.
He will also confer with eight leaders from the Pacific Island countries that have diplomatic ties with China.
After his stay in PNG, the Chinese president is scheduled to pay his first state visits to Brunei and the Philippines from November 18 to 21.