China's incoming president Xi Jinping will visit regional economic powerhouse South Africa this month, the foreign ministry said Thursday, a highly symbolic trip that will come soon after he takes up the post.
hina's incoming president Xi Jinping arrives at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 5, 2013. He will visit South Africa this month, shortly after he takes up the post, the foreign ministry said Thursday.
"On the 26 (March) there will be state visit of China in Pretoria," said spokesman Clayson Monyela.
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