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Education and culture on the itinerary for Michelle Obama’s China trip
(03-04 11:43)

US First Lady Michelle Obama will visit China from March 19-26, the White House announced Monday.
She will be visiting Beijing from March 20-23, Xi'an on March 24, and Chengdu from March 25-26. She will also visit a university and a high school in Beijing, and a high school in Chengdu, her office said in a statement.
Accompanying her on this trip will be her mother, Marian Robinson, and daughters, Malia and Sasha Obama, the statement said.
During the visit, Michelle Obama “will be focusing on the power and importance of education, both in her own life and in the lives of young people in both countries," it said.
“She will also be visiting important historical and cultural sites in China, and will share with students in the US the stories of the students she meets in China, as well as interesting facts about China's history and culture – emphasizing the importance of students learning from one another globally," it added.—Xinhua
   
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