Posts Tagged ‘ Xi JinPing ’

Gov. Branstad’s remarks from today’s media conference call

April 17, 2013
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The office of Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today released the governor’s prepared statement from today’s media conference call. The remarks, as prepared for delivery, were as follows: Good evening, or should I say, good morning in Iowa. Director Durham and I are calling you from Iowa’s sister state in China,…

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Branstad to meet with China President Xi Jinping

April 11, 2013
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Gov. Branstad will continue building Iowa’s long-term relationship with China President Xi Jinping by meeting with him Monday, strengthening ties to one of the state’s most important economic trading partners. Branstad first met with Xi in the governor’s formal office in 1985, when Xi was a local party leader traveling on an exchange program through…

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Gov. Branstad to lead governors’ trade mission to China

April 1, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad today announced he will lead a trade delegation, including four governors, to China in mid-April. This brief trip to China was at the invitation of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and will include meetings with senior government officials, current and potential business partners, a U.S. – China Governors…

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Lt. Gov. Reynolds meets with Vice President Xi

March 19, 2012
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Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today met China’s Vice President Xi Jinping while in Beijing on a trade mission with the Iowa Soybean Association. Lt. Gov. Reynolds and Vice President Xi met for 45 minutes in The Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The pair discussed Vice President Xi’s visit to Iowa in February…

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Pool report from Vice President Xi’s Iowa farm visit

February 16, 2012
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The following message is a pool report from Xi Jinping’s visit to a farm just outside Des Moines, Iowa / written by Kyle Munson of The Des Moines Register and William Wan of The Washington Post. Xi is met by the Kimberley family in front of their home. Among those present:  Rick Kimberley, 61, soybean…

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Text of Gov. Terry Branstad’s toast to Vice President Xi Jinping and the long-lasting friendship between Iowa and China

February 15, 2012
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad this evening will offer a toast to Vice President Xi Jinping, and the long-lasting friendship between Iowa and China. Following Gov. Branstad’s toast, Vice President Xi Jinping will offer his own toast. The following is Gov. Branstad’s toast, as prepared for delivery, and it is embargoed until 8:10 p.m. Central on…

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Thursday Schedule Confirmed for Vice President Xi’s Visit to Iowa

February 15, 2012
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Vice President Xi’s schedule for Thursday, February 16, 2012 has been finalized.  While in Iowa, several events, including a visit to an area farm, will be open up for media coverage. Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds will be in attendance at these events. Space and security concerns limit the number of reporters to a…

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Details released for media covering Vice President Xi’s visit

February 14, 2012
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- As the historic visit draws near, Governor Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds are pleased to release details related to media coverage of Chinese Vice President Xi’s visit to Iowa. Several events of Vice President Xi’s visit to Iowa are being open up for media coverage.   However, space and security concerns limit the number of…

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