Toronto : The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to China – at the invitation of Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Li Keqiang – for an official visit from August 30 to September 6.
During the official visit, the Prime Minister will also participate in the G20 Leaders’ Summit on September 4 and 5 in Hangzhou, China.
This official visit – which includes stops in Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Hong Kong – will provide an opportunity for the Prime Minister to connect with Chinese leaders in government, business, and the public at large.
During his visit, the Prime Minister will seek to promote greater dialogue between Canada and China. The Canadian delegation will also work closely with Chinese leaders to bolster our shared prosperity and grow the Canadian middle class.
At the Hangzhou Summit, G20 leaders will consider measures to lift global economic growth and investment, create jobs, strengthen the middle class, reinforce the resilience of the global financial system, and increase trade and investment.
Canada welcomes the agenda brought forward by China as this year’s G20 host, which encourages members to work together towards an innovative, interconnected, and inclusive world economy.