Brazilian president to visit China
Updated 18:53, 18-Oct-2019

Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro will pay a state visit to China from October 24 to 26 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang announced during a regular press conference on Friday.

President Xi will hold a welcome ceremony and banquet for his Brazilian counterpart, and the two leaders will also hold formal talks and attend a signing ceremony. Bolsonaro is also scheduled to attend activities related to the economy and trade between the two countries during the visit.

On the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of China-Brazil diplomatic relations, the two sides have maintained a steady and healthy rhythm, and cooperation in several areas has continued, Geng said. 

China appreciated the new Brazilian government for attaching great importance to its relations with China, Geng added, noting that China is willing to strengthen cooperation with Brazil and push forward the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries, to benefit both countries and their people.

(Cover: Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. /VCG photo)