11 July 2024

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Thailand on Thursday, state broadcaster CCTV said, for a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum focused on pandemic recovery and the war in Ukraine.

“In the afternoon of 17 November, (Xi) arrived on a charter flight in Bangkok, Thailand… At the invitation of Thai Prime Minister Prayut (Chan-o-Cha), (Xi) will attend the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Bangkok from November 17-19, and also make a state visit to Thailand,” CCTV reported.

Besides Xi Jinping, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-Soo, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and Chief Secretary to Malaysian government Mohd Zuki Ali are also arrived in Bangkok.