Kuomintang honorary chairman Lien Chan to visit Beijing

Beijing/Taipeh – Kuomintang Honorary Chairman, Lien Chan, is expected to lead a delegation from Taiwan to visit the Chinese mainland next week. Lien, is also the Chairman of a foundation on cross-Strait peaceful development.

The spokeswoman for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, Fan Liqing, said Lien will visit Beijing at the invitation of the mainland side from Monday to Thursday. Fan added that the Chinese mainland welcomes and will encourage people on the two sides of the Strait to boost exchanges, enhance communication, increase mutual understanding and kinship, as well as make joint efforts to push forward the development of cross-Straits ties. Source: CCTV