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President’s visit to China re-scheduled for today

ISLAMABAD: President Pervez Musharraf will leave for China tomorrow (Thursday) to attend Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing. “In view of our special relations with China, the President has decided to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics,” Foreign Office spokesman said in a statement.

President Musharraf was earlier scheduled to leave for Beijing Wednesday morning, which was cancelled due to “developments at home”, the Foreign Office spokesman Muhammad Sadiq told reporters. During the visit, the President is also expected to hold bilateral talks with the Chinese leaders including President Hu Jintao and Chairman of National Peoples Council Wu Bungguo.

The President is also likely to meet leaders of Russia, Australia, France and Italy on the sidelines of Olympics. -SANA

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