9 Jul 2007

Vanuatu president in China to meet counterpart

2:17 pm on 9 July 2007

Vanuatu's president Kalkot Mataskelekele has arrived in Beijing for a six-day state visit to China.

The China Daily reports that President Mataskelekele is scheduled to meet President Hu Jintao and China's top legislator Wu Bangguo.

Besides Beijing, Mr Mataskelekele will also visit Shaanxi province in the northwest and the city of Shenzhen in the south.