Xi to attend, chair G20 summit in Hangzhou

Updated: 2016-08-15 11:27

By AN BAIJIE(chinadaily.com.cn)

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President Xi Jinping will attend and chair the G20 summit to be held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, from September 4 to 5, foreign spokesman spokesperson Lu Kang said on Monday.

The theme of the 11th G20 summit will be "Toward an Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and Inclusive World Economy", Lu said.

Xi will also attend an informal BRICS leaders meeting and other related events.

According to the foreign ministry, the G20 business forum will be held in Hangzhou on September 3 and 4. President Xi will deliver a keynote speech at the opening ceremony. Leaders from some G20 members, guest countries and international organizations will attend the forum.