11 - 19 October Their Majesties The King and Queen conducted a state visit to The People's Republic of China. They were accompanied by the largest ever Norwegian delegation of representatives of the Norwegian Government, industry and commerce. The visit took place in Dunhuang, Beijing and Shanghai.
The term "state visit" refers to the official visit by one head of state to another. State visits encourage, enhance and strengthen contact with other countries.
Photo: Heiko Junge, NTB scanpix
Concluded with classical Chinese gardens
After ten eventful days in Dunhuang, Beijing and Shanghai, Their Majesties The King and Queen concluded their State Visit to the People’s Republic of China today in the picturesque city of Suzhou.
The ocean dominated the programme of Their Majesties in Shanghai today. China and Norway are leading maritime nations, and sustainable development of the marine environment is of great interest to both countries.
Moving on to Shanghai
Their Majesties The King and Queen left Beijing today and travelled to Shanghai, on the east coast of the People’s Republic of China. Shanghai is the country’s largest port city and a booming economic centre.