King meets President of China

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The King with China's President Hu Jintao. Photo: Jason Lee, Reuters.

On Friday 21 May, The King and Deputy Prime Minister Maud Olofsson met the President of China, Hu Jintao.
The King and Deputy Prime Minister Maud Olofsson are visiting China accompanied by a Swedish business delegation to celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations between China and Sweden.

Friday began with The King and Deputy Prime Minister Maud Olofsson meeting China's Deputy Prime Minister, Le Keqiang.
 
Following the meeting, The King opened the Sweden-China Innovation Forum, which focused on Swedish society and trade and industry's innovative capacity. The King participated in the forum until the afternoon, when he and Deputy Prime Minister Maud Olofsson met China's President Hu Jintao in the Great Hall of the People.
 
A gala dinner was held on Friday evening to celebrate 60 years of diplomatic relations between Sweden and China.