Senators Bond, McCaskill and RCGA
St. Louis Region As Midwestern
Access Point For China
A whirlwind two full-day visit to St. Louis by China’s Ambassador
to the U.S., Zhou Wenzhong
William Tao greets Chinese Ambassador Zhou Wenzhong
at welcome reception.
(left to right): Dick Fleming, Ambassador Zhou, Sarah Smith and Tao.
Minister Counselor Erwen Xu, Stephen Perry, and Ambassador Zhou
at regional overview briefing at Monsanto HQ.
Senator Kit Bond introduces Ambassador to Danforth Center
President, Roger Beachy.
Senator Claire McCaskill, Congressman Lacy Clay, Senator Bond
and the Ambassador at Welcome Dinner.
Ambassador Zhou and Washington University Chancellor
Mark Wrighton on a campus tour.
Senator McCaskill greets visiting guests Jack Perry,
Dr. Yun Liu, and Roger Shaprio.
Peabody Chairman and CEO Greg Boyce and Lisa Boyce
greeting Ambassador Zhou.
Ambassador Zhou and Mrs. Zhou with Chancellor Wrighton and
McDonnell Scholars at Washington University.
Dick Fleming, Laclede Group Chairman, President and CEO
Doug Yaeger, and Brown Shoe Senior Vice President & CFO
Mark Hood with Ambassador Zhou.
Lt. Governor Peter Kinder with (left to right) Congressman Todd Akin, Senator Bond, Ambassador Zhou, and Congressman Roy Blunt
following congressional briefing.