THE Vice-President of China, Xi Jinping, landed in Majorca with his delegation and media pack on Monday night at the end of an official ten-day visit to Africa.
Yesterday, Jinping and his travelling delegation, protected by extremely tight security, spent the morning sight seeing in Valldemossa and then Ballver Castle in Palma. Later during the afternoon, he held talks with Spain's new Foreign Secretary, Trinidad Jiminez, in Palma.
The Vice-President landed in Palma on board a Chinese air force Boeing 747 on Monday evening and was given an official reception by Balearic government and central government representatives.
Yesterday, the Central government delegate to the Balearics, Ramon Socias, stressed the importance of the trip, in particular the exposure the island will get back in China - a tourist market the region is looking to tap into.