Xi Jinping meets with KMT honorary chairman
Updated: 2013-06-13 16:38
The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee General Secretary Xi Jinping (R) meets with Wu Poh-hsiung, honorary chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) Party, in Beijing, June 13, 2013.[Photo/Xinhua]
BEIJING - The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee General Secretary Xi Jinping on Thursday met with Wu Poh-Hsiung, honorary chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) Party.
Wu arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for a three-day visit to the Chinese mainland.
A delegation led by Honorary Kuomintang Chairman Wu Po-hsiung arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for a three-day visit, a development that mainland authorities called "an important activity" among the high-level exchanges between the mainland and Taiwan.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, is scheduled to meet with the delegation on Thursday afternoon.
It is the sixth time that Wu has been to Beijing with visiting delegations, but the first time since Xi became the Party chief in November.
"I hope that we can maintain the peaceful cross-Straits relationship and move forward steadily, rather than move backward," Wu said at the airport in Taoyuan on Wednesday morning before boarding his plane.
"I believe that mainland authorities will also express similar views," Wu added.