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Private Visit to China of His Majesty King George Tupou V

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28 January 2011 His Majesty King George Tupou V of Tonga arrived into Beijing at 1340hrs on Sunday 23rd January 2011.  His Majesty was greeted at the airport by Mr Liu Zhenmin, the Assistant Minister , Ambassador of Tonga to the People's Republic of China, His Excellency Ambassador Siamelie Latu, as well as officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China.

Accompanying His Majesty into Beijing, included, Mr George Chen - the Honorary Consul of Tonga in Hong Kong, Mr David Dunckely, Ms Tania Tupou, Mr Tau ‘Aholelei, and Ms Dienne Kuliha'apai. Ambassador Siamelie Latu accompanied His Majesty throughout visits in Beijing and hosted a dinner on behalf of His Majesty.

As per arranged program in Beijing, On Monday 24th January 2011, the Royal Party paid a visit to the National Centre for Performing Arts whereby a Chinese National Dance Gala was viewed and also visited the National Art Museum of China.

On Tuesday, 25th Janaury 2011, His Majesty met with a Marble Sculptor, followed by a meeting with the Chinese Vice-President Mr Xi Jinping at the Daiyoutai State Guest House. At the State House, the meeting was followed by a dinner hosted by Vice President Xi Jingping on behalf of the Government of the People's Republic of China.

The Royal Party departed on Wednesday, 26th January 2011 for Harbin and onward for Guilin, and are being accompanied by senior officials of the Ocenia Division and protocol department officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China.

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Issued by the: Embassy of the Kingdom of Tonga in Beiing, 1-2-11, Jianguomenwai Diplomatic Compound Chaoyang District, Beijing (100600) People's Republic of china: Phone (+8610)65327203  Fax: (8610) 65327204

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