Published: 16:29, September 22, 2023 | Updated: 16:29, September 22, 2023
Xi to declare Hangzhou Asian Games open
By Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, delivers an important speech when inspecting the 78th Group Army, Sept 8, 2023. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games on Saturday night in Hangzhou, capital city of east China's Zhejiang province. Xi will declare the Games open.

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The ceremony will be broadcast live by China Media Group, and Xinhuanet will provide a live broadcast in photos and text.