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Melania Trump visits school in Beijing

IANS  |  Beijing 

US First Lady Melania Trump on Thursday morning visited Banchang Elementary School in Beijing, accompanied by Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

In a high-spirited atmosphere, Peng and Trump joined the students in their English, astronomy and Peking Opera classes, and watched their singing and dancing performances.

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, Xinhua news agency reported.

In a cookery class, Peng and Trump 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 in the school auditorium.

Peng and Trump agreed that Chinese and American children could and should know more about each other and make friends.

Melania Trump is in with US President Donald Trump on a three-day visit.



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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 19:46 IST