|Xi Jinping Attends a Ceremony and Accepts the Crown Order from President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan|
On June 16, 2019 local time, President Xi Jinping attended a ceremony in Dushanbe, and accepted the Order of the Crown from President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan.
The ceremony was held at the President' Office. The emcee of ceremony read the presidential decree, and then President Emomali Rahmon presented President Xi Jinping the Order of the Crown, Tajikistan's highest decoration. The two heads of state warmly shook hands and took photos.
Emomali Rahmon spoke highly of Xi Jinping's positive contributions to the development of Tajikistan-China relations and expressed willingness to work with President Xi Jinping to guide bilateral relations towards greater achievements.
Xi Jinping said that President Emomali Rahmon's awarding of the "Crown Order" embodies the deep feelings of the Tajikistan people for the Chinese people, which I cherished very much. I am willing to work with President Emomali Rahmon to push China-Tajikistan comprehensive strategic partnership to a new level and bring more benefits to the two peoples.
Ding Xuexiang, Yang Jiechi, Wang Yi, He Lifeng and others attended the event.