Jan 15, 2016, 3:05 PM
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Chinese president due in Tehran on Jan 22

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA – Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Tehran on January 22 at the invitation of his Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Heading a high-ranking political and economic delegation, he will arrive in Tehran on a two-day official visit.

Further enhancement of bilateral, regional and international ties and promoting joint cooperation in political, economic, commercial and cultural fields are among the main objectives of the Chinese president's upcoming visit to Tehran.

In addition to talks during the visit, various deals in different spheres will also be signed.

The visit will take place to reciprocate President Rouhani's official visit to Tehran last year, 14 years after former Chinese president Jiang Zemin's trip to Tehran.

In addition to three deputy prime ministers and six ministers, Chinese president is to be accompanied by a large group of Chinese businessmen and mediapersons.