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Melania Trump visits school in Beijing

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

US First Lady Melania Trump today joined students at an elementary school in in their English, astronomy and Peking Opera classes, and watched their singing and dancing performances.

Melania was accompanied to the elementary school here by Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping.


In a high-spirited atmosphere, Peng, an accomplished Opera Singer, and Melania joined the students in their English, astronomy and Peking Opera classes, and watched their singing and dancing performances, state-run Xinhua agency reported.

The students showed their self-designed Qipao, a kind of traditional Chinese dress, and invited the guests to help finish their wash painting of a little panda.

In a cookery class, 54-year-old Peng and 47-year-old Melania joined the pupils in making a famous snack and apple pie.

The students also presented their calligraphy and handicraft to the ladies and gave performances at the school auditorium.

Melania is accompanying her husband US President Donald Trump on a three-day visit to as part of his five-nation tour of Asia. They have already visited South Korea and Japan, and will go on to Vietnam and the Philippines later in the week.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 19:48 IST
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