BELGRADE – Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic awarded President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping with the Grand Collar of the Order of the Republic of Serbia, it has been published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia.

As stated, Xi was awarded for his outstanding contribution to developing and strengthening friendly relations between the Republic of Serbia and the People’s Republic of China.

The Serbian president issued a decree granting the decoration to the Chinese head of state on May 12.

Chinese President Xi Jinping should soon visit Serbia.