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Chinese Vice Premier attends UK/China People to People Dialogue

Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong meets Prime Minister Theresa May and HRH The Princess Royal during the UK-China People to People Dialogue.

Mme Liu met the Foreign Secretary in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Mme Liu met the Foreign Secretary in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

As part of her four day visit to the UK for the 2017 UK-China People to People Dialogue (P2P), Chinese Vice Premier Madame Liu arrived in London on Tuesday 5th December. Mme Liu arrived in London from Edinburgh, where she met First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and received an honorary degree from Edinburgh University.

Madame Liu participated in a variety of events in London, including a meeting with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a drop-in meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May and an Audience with HRH The Princess Royal.

The P2P promotes UK-China collaboration on issues that are important to people in both our countries, including health, education and culture. The high level engagement between Mme Liu and UK figures will further deepen Britain’s relationship with China and lay the ground for future collaboration.

Mme Liu Yandong met Prime Minister Theresa May
On Tuesday 5th December, Mme Liu Yandong met Prime Minister Theresa May. Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt hosted the meeting in Downing Street. The Prime Minister and Vice Premier Liu discussed various topics including the UK-China relationship, women’s empowerment and education.
HRH The Princess Royal hosted Chinese Vice-Premier Mme Liu Yandong
On the morning of Wednesday 6th December, HRH The Princess Royal hosted Chinese Vice-Premier Mme Liu Yandong for an Audience at Buckingham Palace. The pair established a firm friendship in July when HRH The Princess Royal visited Beijing on her tour of China.
Mme Liu visited Oxford where she delivered a speech to Oxford University students
On Wednesday 6th December, Mme Liu visited Oxford where she delivered a speech to Oxford University students at the Sheldonian Theatre. In her speech, Mme Liu discussed the Golden Era of UK-China relations.
Mme Liu Co-Chaired the 5th Plenary Session with Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt
On Thursday 7th December, Mme Liu Co-Chaired the 5th Plenary Session of the UK-China People to People Dialogue with Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt. During the plenary session, Mme Liu and SoS Hunt celebrated our achievements throughout the 5 years of P2P, including advancements in women’s equality and educational exchange.
Mme Liu met the Foreign Secretary in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
On Thursday 7th December, Mme Liu met the Foreign Secretary in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. During the meeting, the pair discussed their vision for the UK-China relationship, the Middle East peace process and tackling the Illegal Wildlife Trade.

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Published 8 December 2017