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PBSC Week in Review
Xi Jinping

Party General Secretary; PRC President; Chairman of

Oct 9 Xi spoke at a Politburo study session.

The session focused on innovation in Internet and information technology and enhanced cyberspace security. Presentation given by Wei Xiaojun, Director of the Tsinghua University Institute of Microelectronics.


Central Military Commission Oct 8 Xi met with Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa.


    Xi appointed and dismissed ambassadors.

India, South Sudan, Nigeria, Cambodia, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Austria.


Li Keqiang


Oct 9 LI held talks with Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa.
    Li held a press conference with Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa.


  Oct 8 Li chaired an executive meeting of the State Council.

Meeting decided to further streamline approval procedures for some investment projects, simplify approvals for foreign companies, and passed a national plan on agricultural modernization.


Zhang Dejiang

Chair of the

Oct 8 Zhang met with Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa.


National People’s Congress Oct 5 Zhang congratulated Vyacheslav Volodin on his election as chairman of the Russian State Duma.


Yu Zhengsheng

Chair of the Chinese People’s Political

Consultative Conference    
Liu Yunshan

Head of Party Secretariat; Head

Oct 6 Liu met with Hungarian Parliament Speaker Laszlo Kover in Budapest, Hungary.


of Propaganda   Liu addressed the China-CEE (Central Eastern European) Countries Political Parties Dialogue in Budapest, Hungary.


    Liu attended the unveiling of the Belt and Road research center at Eotvos Lorand University in Hungary.


  Oct 5 Liu met with Greek leader of the New Democracy party Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Athens, Greece.
    Liu met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest, Hungary.


    Liu traveled from Greece to Budapest, Hungary.


  Oct 4 Liu met with Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos in Athens, Greece.


    Liu met with Greek Prime Minister and leader of the ruling SYRIZA party Alexis Tsipras in Athens, Greece.


  Oct 3 Liu delivered a keynote speech at the China-Europe Civilization Dialogue in Athens, Greece.


    Liu met with Greek parliamentary speaker Nikos Voutsis in Athens, Greece.


    Liu unveiled a China Culture Center in Athens, Greece.


  Oct 2 Liu attended the launch ceremony of a kindergarten whose construction was funded by China Foundation for Peace and Development in Mongolia.


    Liu visited the home of a herdsman in Central Aymak, Mongolia.


    Liu traveled from Mongolia to Greece.


  Oct 1 Liu met with Chairman of the Mongolian People’s Party Miyegombo Enkhbold in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.


    Liu met with Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.


Wang Qishan

Secretary of the Central Commission for

Discipline Inspection    
Zhang Gaoli

Executive Vice Premier

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