Thein Sein China Visit

Myanmar’s President Thein Sein will pay a visit to China on April 6-8 at the invitation of newly elected Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to the Chinese Embassy in Yangon, which said that both leaders are scheduled to attend the annual conference of the Boao Forum For Aisa in Hainan Province. The theme is “Aisa Seeking Development for All: Restructuring, Responsibility and Cooperation”, and a number of state leaders from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas are expected to attend. Myanmar’s MRTV and state-run New Light of Myanmar said that this will be President Thein Sein’s third visit to China since he assumed the presidency in March 2011.