French President Macron Arrives in Xian
On 8th January, 2018, French president Emmanuel Macron arrived in Xian along with his wife Brigitte Macron for his three day state visit. The French president visited the Terracotta Warriors the most symbolic attraction of Xian. The city was chosen as the first stop for the state visit as it was once the starting point of the ancient Silk Road and is the symbolism of the One Belt One Road Initiative. The president and first lady also made a last minute stop at the Wild Goose Pagoda and Xian Great Mosque.