Chinese premier to start three-nation visit
BEIJING - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will pay a visit to Kazakhstan, Serbia and Thailand from Dec 14 to 20, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei announced on Wednesday.
Li will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan, and hold the second regular meeting between the China-Kazakhstan heads of government with his Kazakh counterpart Karim Masimov. He will also attend the 13th prime ministers' meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
During his stay in Serbia, Li will attend the third leaders' meeting of China and Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries and pay an official visit to the country.
During his stay in Thailand, Li will attend the fifth summit of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Cooperation.
Li is paying the visit at the invitation of Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.