Chinese President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan extend new year wishes to U.S. students

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11th February 2024 – (Beijing) Chinese President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan have responded to a Chinese New Year greeting card from teachers and students at U.S. Lincoln High School, conveying their well wishes for the Year of the Dragon.

Xi and Peng expressed their gratitude in a greeting card addressed to the teachers and students, inviting them to visit China more frequently. They encouraged participation in exchange and study programs that welcome 50,000 young Americans to China. The aim is to foster friendship between the two nations, particularly among the youth.

The teachers and students of Lincoln High School, located in Washington State, had previously sent a New Year greeting card to President Xi, First Lady Peng, and the people of China. Their card conveyed wishes for happiness and good health in the new year. Over 100 teachers and students from the school signed the card.