Berlin, 12 December 2017
Gao Xuanmin, Vice Minister of the Organizational Department of the Communist Party of China, visited Körber Foundation for a Political Breakfast, over the course of which he examined the results of the 19th Party Congress. Speaking to members of the German Bundestag as well as to representatives from relevant ministries and a small number of select experts, Vice Minister Gao introduced the relevance of “Xi Jinping Thought” for China’s domestic and economic policy. Referring to China’s arrival on the world stage as a great power, Vice Minister Gao made the case for trust in China, and underlined Beijing’s hopes to deepen cooperation with Germany and Europe.
Körber Foundation regularly invites a small circle of high-ranking actors within Berlin’s foreign policy community to its Political Background Discussions. As at the Bergedorf Round Tables, the discussions take place in a confidential setting, so as to enable a frank and constructive exchange.