Lien Chan arrives in E. China province
Updated: 2006-04-22 10:18
The Chinese Kuomintang (KMT) party Honorary Chairman Lien Chan arrived in
Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, on Tuesday morning.
Kuomintang Honorary Chairman Lien Chan (L) and his wife Lien Fang-yu take
a photo with local people holding a welcome banner during their visit
to Yongquan Temple in Mawei, southeast China's Fujian Province, on
April 18, 2006. [Xinhua]
deputy secretary of Zhejiang Provincial Committee of Communist Party of China
(CPC), greeted Lien at the Xiaoshan International airport.
During his two-day visit to Zhejiang, Lien is scheduled to meet provincial
government leaders and visit the scenic West Lake in Hangzhou.
Lien paid tribute to his ancestors in Zhangzhou City and received an honorary
doctor's degree from Xiamen University in eastern Fujian Province before
arriving in Zhejiang.
He arrived in Beijing on April 13 to attend the Cross-Strait Economic and
Trade Forum. He also met with President Hu Jintao, who is general secretary of