15 Apr 2009

PNG PM visits China

10:24 pm on 15 April 2009

Papua new Guinea's Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare has arrived in China on an official visit

His government has given China aid of around half a million US dollars to support post-quake reconstruction in Sichuan Province.

While in Beijing, Sir Michael will witness the signing of several agreements and hold bilateral discussions with the Premier Wen Jiabao as well as meeting officials of Chinese companies with interests in PNG.