CCTV.com - CNTV English - CCTV News

Xi Jinping and US Vice President Biden visit Dujiangyan City in Sichuan

08-22-2011 08:30 BJT

Watch Video

Play Video

The visiting US Vice President has also been to Dujiangyan City in Sichuan province, accompanied by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. The focus of their visit was the progress of reconstruction following the devastating earthquake there 3 years ago.

Their first stop: Qing Cheng Shan High School, where they watched a training session of the school's boys and girls' basketball teams, talked with the players, and gave them basketballs provided by the NBA as presents. Also at the school, the two leaders listened to reports by Sichuan provincial leaders on reconstruction efforts 3 years on. They also went into the classroom to encourage the students to pursue academic achievements.

Their first stop: Qing Cheng Shan High School, where they watched a training session of the school's boys and girls' basketball teams.

Afterwards, the two leaders visited Dujiangyan's ancient irrigation project. It's a UNESCO-designated world cultural heritage site, first built in the Tang Dynasty. It still plays a crucial role in draining floodwater and irrigating farmlands. Biden arrived in Beijing on August 17th. Sichuan is the last stop of his visit to China.

Their first stop: Qing Cheng Shan High School, where they watched a training session of the school's boys and girls' basketball teams.

 

Afterwards, the two leaders visited Dujiangyan's ancient irrigation project.

Editor:Li Wanran |Source: CNTV.CN

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program