Li Keqiang arrived in Germany for intergovernmental consultations, official visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Berlin on Sunday for the fifth round of China-Germany intergovernmental consultations and an official visit to the European country.

The trip marks Li’s fourth visit to Germany as Chinese premier, and the intergovernmental conference will be the first of its kind since the two countries’ new cabinets took office in March.

During his stay till Tuesday, Li will meet German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is a frequent visitor to China.

Li and Merkel will co-chair the intergovernmental consultations to plan and coordinate comprehensive cooperation between the two countries for the next four to five years.

The two leaders will also attend a forum on China-Germany economic and technological cooperation and a presentation of the two countries’ cooperation on autonomous driving, and witness the signing of a series of documents.