26 September, 2005
Athens Mayor Dora Bakoyianni is paying an official visit to Beijing invited by her counterpart in the Chinese capital, Wang Qishan.
Heading an all-party municipal delegation, Bakoyianni will meet Qishan on Monday. On Tuesday, the mayor is to hold talks with China's foreign minister and the head of the country's national Olympics organizing committee.
Talks are expected to focus on Bakoyianni's experience in hosting the Olympics in 2004 ahead of the Beijing games in 2008.
Source: Athens News Agency