(21 June 2012) The Premier of China, Wen Jiabao, will visit the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile, on Tuesday 26 June to deliver a lecture.
At 2.30 p.m., Wen Jiabao will speak on Chinese-Latin American relations. He will first be received by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC, who will welcome him on behalf of this United Nations regional commission.
China's Ambassador in Chile, Yang Wanming, and other representatives from the accredited diplomatic corps, local authorities, officials and experts from international agencies, academics and members of civil society will also be in attendance.
Wen Jiabao has been Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China since 2003. He was a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Boreau of the Communist Party of China(CPC), Vice-Premier of the State Council, member of its Leading Party Members' Group and Secretary of the Financial Work Commission of the CPC Central Committee.
He joined the Communist Party of China in April 1965. An engineer by profession, he graduated from the Beijing Institute of Geology, majoring in geological structure.
The media are invited to attend the lecture.
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