Xi Jinping to meet KMT honorary chairman

Beijing- Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, will meet with visiting Kuomintang Honorary Chairman Lien Chan in Beijing this week, a spokeswoman announced on Monday.

Fan Liqing of the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office (SCTAO) made the remarks at a press conference.

Lien, also chairman of a foundation on cross-Strait peaceful development, will lead a delegation from Taiwan to visit Beijing from Monday to Thursday.

During the visit, Lien will visit sites related to the city’s urban construction and countryside, Fan said.

Delegates from Taiwan will attend a forum and exchange ideas with their mainland peers, she said, adding that Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, will also attend the forum.

The delegation will arrive in Beijing on Monday evening and they will be welcomed by Zhang Zhijun, head of the SCTAO, according to the spokeswoman. Source: Xinhua