China’s President Xi Jinping to visit Hobart

Senate Leader and Liberal Senator for Tasmania Senator Eric Abetz welcomed news today that His Excellency Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, and Madam Peng Liyuan will visit Tasmania next month.

“This is an opportunity to showcase Tasmania to not only the President of China but also to China, and the broader international community via the media who will follow this important visit closely,” Senator Abetz said.

“The visit follows the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane on 15 and 16 November. President Xi will formally address the Australian Parliament on November 17 before travelling to Hobart.”

“China is Tasmania’s largest trading partner and I welcome the opportunity to promote not only trade, but also Tasmanian tourism.”


About Eric

Eric Abetz has been a Liberal Senator for Tasmania since 1994 and has served in a range of Leadership, Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial roles.

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