From March 2 to March 6 the Presidium of the Danish Parliament paid an official visit to Mongolia and from March 6 to March 7 the Presidium was in China.
The Speaker of the Presidium, Mr. Mogens Lykketoft as well as the deputy speakers, Mr. Bertel Haarder, Ms. Pia Kjaersgaard, Ms. Camilla Hersom and Ms. Anne Baastrup participated in the trip.
After the visit to Mongolia, the Presidium stopped in Beijing on the 6th of March to have a meeting with the Vice-minister of International Department of the Chinese Communist Party, Mr. Liu Jieyi, as well as Mr. Song Tao, Vice-minister in the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs with responsibility for European affairs.
The Speaker of the Presidium, Mr. Lykketoft, held a press conference for Danish press in Beijing telling of the Presidium’s activities in Mongolia and China.
The Presidium also had consultations with Chinese scholars and civil society representatives on China’s civil society and human rights.