The Chinese party expects the personal presence of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov at the Opening Ceremony of the XXIV Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China Central Television reported.
"Chinese President Xi Jinping will take part in the Opening Ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing from February 4-6, and will also hold a welcome banquet for foreign leaders, heads of government, members of royal families and heads of international organizations who will come to China to participate in the Opening Ceremony of the Games and relevant bilateral events," the information says.
Beijing is also expecting the arrival of the leaders of Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Singapore, Egypt, Poland, Serbia, Argentina, Ecuador, the Prime Ministers of Mongolia, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, King of Cambodia, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Emir of Qatar, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Prince of Monaco, Chairman of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, Princess of Thailand, Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan, as well as the President of the IOC, UN Secretary General, President of the UN General Assembly, Directors General of the World Health Organization, SCO and others.
Earlier, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed confidence in the successful holding of the Olympic Games, noting that they "will become a real celebration of sport, peace and friendship."
The Olympic Games in Beijing will be held from February 4 to 20, the Paralympics - March 4-13.