The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations co-hosted a very special dinner for President Xi Jinping and Madame Peng Liyuan on Tuesday, September 22, in Seattle. Our co-hosts were the US-China Business Council and the Washington State Welcoming Committee - Seattle 2015. 

President Xi made the only public policy speech of his U.S. visit at this event, attended by 800 guests. 


Welcoming Remarks  The Honorable Jay Inslee Governor of Washington State

Remarks Mr. Mark Fields Chair, The US-China Business Council; President & CEO, Ford Motor Company

Remarks The Honorable Penny Pritzker United States Secretary of Commerce

Introduction of the Honorable Henry Kissinger The Honorable Carla Hills Chair, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations; Chair & CEO, Hills & Company

Remarks The Honorable Henry Kissinger Chairman, Kissinger Associates

Address His Excellency Xi Jinping President, People’s Republic of China

Thank You The Honorable Ed Murray Mayor of Seattle

Toast The Honorable Gary Locke Co-Chair, Washington State Welcoming Committee – Seattle 2015

September 22, 2015 8:30pm to 9:45pm EDT
Seattle, WA


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