If ever there was a hand-picked delegation to showcase two great nations it was The China Delegation.
A team of people invited to attend the 31 August 2017 5th Global Economic Leaders Summit (GELS 2017) Belt and Road Forum for Economic Cooperation and Trade and the opening of the 11th China-Northeast Asia Expo on 01 September 2017.
The secondary purpose being to spend time together, to learn about each other, to learn about China for the purpose of friendship and trade and to experience how life in China is different from life in South Africa and that portrayed in the global digital media.
Without question, it was a carefully planned business trip carried out with precision with no downtime or off-duty hours. Business work days of eighteen hours with wakeup calls from five in the morning to lights out long after eleven at night.