Rouhani set to visit China within weeks

May 24, 2018

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani will visit China within weeks upon an official invitation by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi said on Wednesday.

Talking to reporters after a cabinet meeting, Vaezi said Rouhani will visit China to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit, Mehr reported.

Vaezi also said Rouhani has been invited by the president of FIFA to attend the opening ceremony of the upcoming World Cup in Russia but he is unlikely go there due to his busy schedule at the time.

MH/PA

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