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Top Chinese politician arrives at Belfast International Airport

Published: 16 April 2012

Belfast International Airport yesterday welcomed the highest ranking female politician in China’s Communist Party, Liu Yandong, on her first official visit to Northern Ireland.

Liu Yandong together with eight Chinese ministers are on a three day visit during which they will attend a dinner at Stormont’s Parliament buildings and the newly opened Titanic Belfast.

Welcoming Ms Liu and her ministers, Belfast International Airport Managing Director, John Doran said, “We are delighted to have facilitated the arrival of Liu Yandong and the Chinese ministers.  We are confident that positive developments will flow from this ground breaking visit and Belfast International is delighted to have played a part in making this visit a success.” 

Pictured above are Mr John Doran, Managing Director of Belfast International Airport shaking hands with Ms Liu Yandong.

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