Xi's special envoy to attend opening ceremony of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Updated:2018-02-02 16:22:04

  BEIJING -- President Xi Jinping's special envoy Han Zheng will attend the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, the Republic of Korea (ROK) on Feb 9.

  Han, a member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China Central Committee Political Bureau, was invited by ROK President Moon Jae-in and President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach.

  Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the announcement on Friday.