First Ladies of United States and China to Visit National Zoo Panda Cub

The 1-month-old panda cub at the National Zoo hasn’t yet made his public debut, but he’ll have two special visitors Friday. First lady Michelle Obama plans to visit Mei Xiang’s new arrival with Peng Liyuan, the first lady of China.

The trip to the Panda House will “commemorate over four decades of scientific collaboration between the United States and China around giant panda conservation,” the White House said.

Peng and her husband, President Xi Jinping, are making their first state visit to Washington this week.— Read it at The Hill


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