President Rouhani on Tuesday arrived in Shanghai, China, to attend the 4th Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia.
Rouhani was welcomed by Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister, Deputy Shanghai mayor, Chinese Foreign Ministry envoy to the CICA, Chinese new Ambassador to Tehran, Iran’s Ambassador to China Mehdi Safari and Iranian Consuls General in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Guangzhou. Leaders of the member states including Iranian president will deliver a lecture to the Summit. Iran Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif, Presidential Advisor and Secretary of the Free Trade Zones’ Coordination Council Akbar Torkan, Minister of Roads and Development Abbas Akhoundi, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, chief of staff of Presidential Office Mohammad Nahavandian and special presidential aide Hossein Fereidoun are accompanying the president. Bilateral meetings with counterparts, meeting with Iranians residing in China, including traders, directors of Iranian companies and Iranian representative offices, and meetings with Chinese elites make up for the agenda of the president.