President Xi to attend SCO summit

Updated: 2014-09-09 11:32


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BEIJING - President Xi Jinping will attend a Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit and visit four countries later this month, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

Xi is scheduled to attend the 14th meeting of the Council of Heads of the SCO member states on Thursday and Friday in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, said Qin Gang.

After the meeting, Xi will also pay state visits to Tajikistan, the Maldives, Sri Lanka and India at the invitation of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, Maldives President Abdulla Yameen, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, according to Qin.