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PBSC Week in Review
Xi Jinping

Party General Secretary; PRC

Apr 1 Xi attended at spoke at the Nuclear Security Summit.

Full text of his speech (in Chinese).


President; Chairman of

Central Military

  Xi met with leaders from the P5+1 countries to discuss the Iranian nuclear issue.


Commission   Xi met with President of Argentina Mauricio Macri.


  Mar 31 Xi met with United States President Barack Obama.


    Xi met with Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen.


    Xi met with Korean President Park Geun-hye.


    Xi attended the welcome banquet for the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC, USA.


  Mar 30 Xi and Czech President Milos Zeman attended the China-Czech Economic Roundtable in Prague, Czech Republic.


    Xi met with Prague Mayor Adriana Krnacova and received a key to Prague.


    Xi and Czech President Milos Zeman visted the Strahov Library in Prague, Czech Republic.


    Xi traveled from the Czech Republic to Washington, DC, USA.


    Xi arrived in Washington, DC.


    Xi appointed and dismissed ambassadors.

Switzerland, Madagascar, Vanuatu, Iraq, Malawi, Norway.


  Mar 29 Xi held talks with Czech President Milos Zeman in Prague, Czech Republic.

China and the Czech Republic decided to establish a strategic partnership.

They also agreed to enhance production capacity cooperation in the manufacturing industry, deepen cooperation in finance, nuclear energy and air transport; broaden people-to-people and cultural exchanges.


    Xi attended a welcoming ceremony held by Czech President Milos Zeman in Prague, Czech Republic.


    Xi met with Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka in Prague, Czech Republic.


    Xi met with president of the Senate of Czech Parliament Milan Stech in Prague, Czech Republic.


    Xi met with Jan Hamacek, chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Parliament in Prague, Czech Republic.


    Xi attended a welcome banquet in Prague, Czech Republic.


  Mar 28 Xi held a meeting with Czech President Milos Zeman at the Lany presidential chateau in central Bohemia, Czech Republic.

This is the first state visit by a Chinese president in 67 years since the two countries established diplomatic ties.


    Xi left Beijing for the Czech Republic.


    Xi arrived in Prague, Czech Republic.


Li Keqiang


Mar 31 Li met with a delegation of U.S. members of Congress.

The delegation was organized by the Aspen Institute. Li said China will strengthen its efforts in creating a fairer market environment for competition and improve the protection of intellectual property rights.


  Mar 30 Li chaired an executive meeting of the State Council.

The meeting focused on new policies to boost innovation, a development plan for Chengdu-Chongqing city cluster, and adopted a draft version of a national defense and transportation act.


  Mar 29 Li sent a written instruction to the award ceremony to the China Quality Award.


  Mar 28 Li spoke at a meeting on clean governance.


    Li sent condolences to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after the Lahore attack on Sunday.


Zhang Dejiang

Chair of the National People’s Congress


Mar 29 Zhang attended a symposium to commemorate the 100th birthday of Chen Pixian.

Chen was a veteran revolutionary and former senior legislator.


Yu Zhengsheng

Chair of the Chinese People’s

Mar 31 Yu presided over a chairpersons’ meeting of the 12th CPPCC National Committee.


Political Consultative Conference


Mar 28-30 Yu went on an inspection tour of Jilin.


Liu Yunshan

Head of Party Secretariat; Head of Propaganda


Mar 29 Liu met with a Mongolian delegation led by Miyegombo Enkhbold, chairman of the Mongolian People’s Party and vice chairman of Mongolian parliament.


Wang Qishan

Secretary of the Central Commission for

Mar 28 Wang attended a meeting on clean governance.


Discipline Inspection


Zhang Gaoli

Executive Vice

Apr 1 Zhang went on inspection tour to Hunan.
Premier Mar 31 Zhang went on inspection tour to Hunan.


  Mar 29 Zhang attended a symposium on city planning with provincial leaders and officials.


  Mar 28 Zhang attended a meeting on clean governance.



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