China: Prince Albert II is received by Xi Jinping
During an official visit to China, H.S.H. Prince Albert II was received at the People's Palace by the President of China, Xi Jinping. The Sovereign Prince was accompanied by a Monegasque delegation and was received with military honours. In 1995, the Principality officially established diplomatic relations with the Middle Kingdom. Since this link was formed, many events have taken place each year to bring the two countries together.