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, 2015, 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

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

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

The Honorable Henry Kissinger Chairman, Kissinger Associates

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

Thank You
The Honorable Ed Murray Mayor of Seattle

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

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
8:30 PM to 9:45 PM EDT

Mark Fields
Carla A. Hills
Jay Inslee
Henry A. Kissinger
Gary Locke
Ed Murray
Penny Pritzker
Xi Jinping

Seattle, WA

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