A first for the first lady

By Xu Wei     (chinadaily.com.cn)

Updated: 2014-05-29

Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan (R) and US first lady Michelle Obama(L) in the Palace Museum

Invited by China's First Lady Peng Liyuan, US First Lady Michelle Obama is visiting China with her daughters during March 20 to 26, 2014. The US first lady has completed a seven-day visit to China, one in which the accent was on meeting young people, and in which she gained an insight into the country's historical heritage.

During the first independent trip by a US president's wife to China, Obama, traveling with her mother and two daughters, visited Beijing, Xi'an and Chengdu.

She gave two speeches on the importance of education, in Beijing and Chengdu, during the visit, which ended on March 26.

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