Solomon Islands’ Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare will pay an official visit to China from Tuesday to Sunday, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying announced Monday.
Sogavare will be visiting at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
Solomon Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare will pay an official visit to China. While stay in China, Manasseh Sogavare will attend the closing ceremony of the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition.
The establishment of diplomatic ties between China and the Solomon Islands conforms to the trend of times, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.
He made the remark when meeting with visiting Solomon Islands’ Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare.
Friendship never comes late, Xi said, adding that China supports the Solomon Islands to carry out exchanges and cooperation with Guangdong province.
Xi also said that the two countries have huge potential for tourism cooperation.
China congratulated that the Solomon Islands has become an overseas destination for Chinese tourists and welcomes the Pacific island country to participate in the events of China-Pacific Island countries tourism year.