President Xi awarded Kyrgyzstan's highest state honor

Chinese President Xi Jinping has been awarded The Order of Manas, Kyrgyzstan's highest state honor, by his Kyrgyz counterpart, Sooronbay Jeenbekov. This comes after the two attended a signing ceremony on various deals and signed a Memorandum of Understanding on intellectual property rights. They also met with the press to take their questions. Xi's visit is expected to put mutually beneficial cooperation on a track of faster development.