Beijing (FN), Sep. 15 – Chinese premier Li Qiang prepared a long red carpet and a guard of honour to welcome Cambodian prime minister Hun Manet.

The official welcoming ceremony of the historic visit of prime minister Hun Manet to China was held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on Friday afternoon (Sep. 15).

This is Samdech Thipadei's first official visit abroad since taking office last month.

During the official visit, premier Hun Manet also paid separate courtesy calls on Chinese president Xi Jinping and the chairman of the standing committee of the National People’s Congress of China Zhao Leji.