It was Mr Bryce’s first visit as the official head of state to China but she did lead an education delegation to the nation three years ago.
She was afforded a 21-gun salute in neighbouring Tiananmen Square and was greeted by a crowd of excited schoolchildren waving small Australian flags. The flag is also flying across the square while Mrs Bryce is in China.
In the meeting, Mr Xi said China was proud of its diplomatic and business relationship with Australia.
Mrs Bryce will retire from office in March.Source: The Australian – Governor-General Quentin Bryce meets top Chinese leaders
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