Mr. Liu Qi, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Secretary of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee, paid an official goodwill visit to the Republic of Iceland from September 13-15.
September 15, Mr. Liu met with the President of Iceland, H.E. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson. Mr. Liu conveyed to President Grímsson greetings from Chinese President Hu Jintao, and exchanged views on mutual trust, cooperation of finance, technology, and geothermal and international affairs. They discussed ways of marking the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relation in the coming year, to promote bilateral relations to a new stage.
During the visit, Mr. Liu met with Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, and Mayor of Reykjavik Mr. Jón Gnarr.