Chinese delegation meets Dikshit
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Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 23:53
New Delhi: A seven member delegation of Chinese women today called on Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and exchanged with her views on issues relating to the fair sex.

The delegation was led by Vice President of All China Women Federation Song Xiuyan.

Dikshit as well as the delegation deliberated on issues confronting women of both the countries, said an official.

The members of the delegation told Dikshit that they are deeply impressed by the new infrastructure in Delhi. They spoke particularly about the green cover in the city, he said.

A member of the delegation said they have come to visit India to share their experiences and enhance understanding and friendship between women of India and China.

Xiuyan gave a brief account of women empowerment schemes in her country which include free medical check-ups, micro-credit facilities and political participation.

Dikshit in turn highlighted various schemes launched by her government to empower women.


First Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 23:53

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