China: Manmohan Singh to address China's Central Party School

Beijing, Oct 24: A day after the inking of a key India-China border pact and other agreements during his visit, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday visits the Central Party School of the all-powerful Chinese Communist Party where he is to give an address, considered a rare honour.

The prime minister first meets He Yiting, the executive vice president of the Central Party School, and then he is to address the school followed by a question and answer session with the delegates.

The Chinese Premiere hailed Manmohan Singh's visit as a landmark event

In the afternoon, the prime minister is to attend a luncheon banquet hosted by Wen Jiabao, former Chinese premier, at the Yangyuanshai Villa, Diaoyutai State Guest House.

He then departs for home.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday hailed Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to China as a "landmark" event in bilateral relations which would inject new impetus to ties between the countries.

Manmohan Singh had arrived in the Chinese capital on Wednesday from Moscow on a three-day visit.


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