Xi's special envoy to attend opening ceremony of Asian Games
Chinese President Xi Jinping's special envoy and Vice Premier Sun Chunlan will travel to Jakarta, Indonesia, to attend the opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games on Aug. 18.
Final preparations are under way on Aug. 8, 2018, at the athletes' village in Jakarta for the Asian Games 2018, which will be held from Aug. 18 through Sept. 2 in Palembang and the Indonesian capital. [File photo: Kyodo News via Getty Images]
She is invited by Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang announced Friday.