Chinese premier to attend the 18th G20 Summit



At the invitation of the government of the Republic of India, Premier Li Qiang of China's State Council will attend the 18th G20 Summit to be held in New Delhi, India during September 9 and 10, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning announced Monday.

As one of the major summits of international economic cooperation, member countries should strengthen partnerships and jointly face the challenges posed by the current world economy and development and make positive contributions to world economic recovery and sustainable development, Mao said at a regular press conference.

China hopes the summit taking place in India can reach a consensus, display confidence to the outside world and promote prosperous development together, Mao added.