Danish Foreign Minister on rollercoaster China Visit

foreign-minister-Kristian-JensenDenmark’s Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen visited China in later October. Among other things on the agenda included a meeting with the Chinese counterpart, the signing of Danish participation in AIIB, the opening of the Danish Cultural Centre in China as well as a run on the Great Wall.

Kristian Jensen arrived on 25 October arrived to Beijing for a packed program. Upon arrival the foreign minister switched to running gear in order to climb the Great Wall, before heading towards the 798 Art District, where the minister opened the Danish Culture Center in China.

The following day was packed with meetings, including, among other things, Yang Jiechi, Council of State for Foreign Affairs of China and Deputy Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan. In the evening there was a meeting with the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB) President Jin Liqun, where the global economy was discussed.

On the last day of the visit the foreign minister attended a breakfast with Danish business people in China, where he also presented three new Danish growth counsellors who have been appointed with the purpose of helping Danish companies and Danish-Chinese cooperation within the fields of maritime affairs, environment and food.

As the last item on the program Kristian Jensen met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Afterwards he signed the AIIB agreement, before departing for Denmark.

Source: Embassy of Denmark in China

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