Premier Wen Jiabao leaves for summit with ASEAN
( 2003-10-06 15:09) (Xinhua)
Premier Wen Jiabao left Sanya in southern China's Hainan Province Monday
morning for summit meetings with leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian
Nations (ASEAN) and Japan, the Republic of Korea (ROK), in Indonesia.
Wen was invited by Indonesian President Megawati Soekarnoputri. On the Bali
Island he will attend the 7th summit meeting of ASEAN, China, Japan and the ROK
(10 + 3), the summit meeting of ASEAN and China (10 + 1), and the summit meeting
of China, Japan and the ROK.
In addition, the Chinese premier will also attend an ASEAN business and
investment summit meeting where he will deliver a speech.
Wen's entourage included State Councilor and Secretary-general of the State
Council Hua Jianmin, Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing, Minister of Finance Jin
Renqing, Vice-Minister of Public Security Tian Qiyu, Vice-Minister of Commerce
Yu Guangzhou, among others.