The National Committee joined the US-China Business Council as lead hosts for a dinner honoring PRC Vice Premier Wang Qishan and State Councilor Dai Bingguo in Washington, D.C. on July 28, 2009. In addition to Vice Premier Wang and State Councilor Dai, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner also spoke at the dinner, which marked the conclusion of the 2009 Strategic and Economic Dialogue. Their remarks highlighted the importance of collaboration on issues of mutual and global concern, and underscored the need for bilateral cooperation in order to successfully emerge from the global economic crisis.

Former Secretary of State and National Committee Director Dr. Henry A. Kissinger and Ambassador Carla A. Hills, chair of the National Committee, also offered remarks on the progress of US-China relations over the past 40 years and the challenges that lie ahead.

The event was widely covered by the U.S. and Chinese media and broadcast live on the C-SPAN network.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009 to Wednesday, July 29, 2009
11:00 PM to 2:00 AM EDT

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  • Hillary Clinton, Wang Qishan, and Dai Bingguo; Strategic & Economic Dialogue 2009

    Addresses by China's Vice Premier Wang Qishan and State Councilor Dai Bingguo and remarks by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham at a dinner held in the Chinese leaders' honor at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC. Recorded 7/28/09.

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