Wednesday, 30th April 2008
In General Japan News,
Details of Chinese PM's visit revealed
Students at Waseda University will be given a lecture by Hu Jintao on May 7th as part of Chinese President's state visit to Japan next week.
The trip will also include talks with Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda and other political leaders as both countries attempt to improve bilateral relations in the lead up to the Beijing Olympics.
Tibet, North Korea and cooperation on preventing global warming will be major issues when the two heads of state meet.
President Jintao will meet the emperor and empress twice on different dates for discussions and dinner at the Imperial Palace, Kyodo News reports.
He is also scheduled to visit Matsuyama Ballet, a Chinese school in Yokohama, and historic temples in Nara. President Jintao's final journey before leaving the country on May 10th will be to the site of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. in Osaka Prefecture
Mr Jintao was elected president of the People's Republic of China in 2003.
Related news stories:
Japan encourages Chinese tourists off the beaten track (26th February 2015)