Chinese president to host Hangzhou G20 summit

Source: XinhuaEditor: Ouyang
2016-08-16 15:32

BEIJING, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will host the Group of 20 (G20) summit scheduled for Sept. 4-5 in China's eastern city of Hangzhou, the Foreign Ministry announced Monday.

Xi will also attend relevant events, including an informal meeting with other BRICS members' leaders, and deliver a keynote speech on the opening ceremony of the Business 20 (B20) summit to be held on Sept. 3-4, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang in a press release.

This year's G20 summit features a theme of "Toward an Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and Inclusive World Economy."

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