Saturday, August 23, 2008

Chinese Premier meets Belgian Prime Minister

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met here Saturday morning with Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme, who is here to attend the closing ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games and other relevant activities.

Wen congratulated the Belgian delegation to the Beijing Games for winning a silver medal in Friday's women's 4x100m relay, saying this medal was won with hard efforts.

Leterme said the Belgian delegation has met difficulties to win medals and this medal is a breakthrough, adding he hoped the Belgian delegation would continue to win medals.

Wen said one of the important principles of the Olympiad is that participation is the most important thing, adding China is glad the the successful Beijing Olympic Games has provided a platform for friendly exchanges between the world people.

Leterme said the Beijing Olympic Games is perfect and has impressed him a lot, adding the excellent organization of the games reflects China's great ability to organize international grand events like the Olympics.

Source: Xinhua

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