It was a warm reception for Chinese President Xi Jinping Sept. 22. The welcoming committee included Jay Inslee, Gary Locke, Mayor Ed Murray, along with other mayors from the Northwest. Media was certainly present, but it was specified that photo-taking be restricted. (end)
An interesting fact: the jet the President and First Lady arrived on was a 747 with 400 seats that China bought. It was built in Everett.
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