Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will attend the UN high-level meeting on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) scheduled on September 25 in New York, as invited by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu made the announcement at a regular press conference in Beijing on Tuesday.
Representatives from some 150 countries, including more than 90 heads of state or government, are expected to attend the event, which will be convened by Ban with the aim to generate further actions to reach the MDGs by 2015.
Wen will also attend the general debate of the 63rd session of the UN General Assembly.
(Xinhua News Agency September 16, 2008)