Xi Jinping will make his first overseas trip after Covid-19.
Will participate in the SCO summit to be held in Samarkand.
Jinping’s last overseas trip was to Myanmar in 2020.
Beijing. China said on Tuesday that this week Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) President Xi Jinping’s overseas visit to attend the summit of “Safe and Successful” He is working with allied countries to build Xi, more than two years after the start of the coronavirus pandemic Going on a trip abroad for the first time. Xi will travel to Kazakhstan on Wednesday, where he will meet with his counterpart Kasim-Jomart Tokayev. Later, the neighboring country will visit Samarkand in Uzbekistan. Where he will attend the SCO summit on September 15-16.
SCO’s head office is in Beijing. from eight countries economic and security organization Which includes China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to attend the two-day conference.
On the sidelines of the summit, Xi will meet Putin and several other leaders. However, Beijing has yet to officially announce Xi’s schedule in Samarkand. People’s attention is whether the Covid protocol will be followed on Xi’s first overseas trip in more than two years and whether he will remain in mandatory isolation upon his return.
Asked at a press conference here on Tuesday what measures China has taken to protect them from Covid-19 and whether they will follow Beijing’s mandatory isolation rules upon their return? Foreign Ministry spokesman Mao Ning said Beijing was working with allied countries to make his visit safe and successful. “Zero Covid” Under rules related to the policy, people traveling outside of China must remain in mandatory quarantine for seven days at designated centers upon arrival and after that stay at home for three days. Xi (69) has not traveled abroad since January 2020 for pandemic-related security reasons. He went to Myanmar on his last overseas trip.
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