ASTANA – An official ceremony greeting the heads of state participating in the China-Central Asia summit took place in Xian’s Tang Lotus Garden, China, on May 18, reported the Akorda press service.
A theatrical show was staged on the square in front of the Lotus Palace for Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, China’s President Xi Jinping, President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sadyr Japarov, Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon, Turkmenistan’s President Serdar Berdymukhamedov, and Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
Famous Kazakh pop singer Dimash Kudaibergen performed for the leaders.
The Kazakh President arrived for a state visit in China on May 17, which so far resulted in the signing of 47 documents totaling $22 billion with Chinese counterparts.
The main events of the China-Central Asia Summit are scheduled for today.