Chinese President Xi Jinping attended a lavish banquet in London’s financial district held in honor of his visit. The banquet was held in the 15th-century Guildhall and was hosted by London’s Lord Mayor and included guests such as the U.K.’s Prince Andrew.

Wednesday’s banquet caps the second day of Xi’s visit, where he signed a slew of business deals with Britain including a controversial stake in the U.K.’s first nuclear power plant since the 1980s.

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends banquet at Guildhall

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends banquet at Guildhall

Chinese President Xi Jinping attended a lavish banquet in London's financial district held in honor of his visit. The banquet in a 15th-century hall at Guildhall was hosted by London's Lord Mayor and attended by guests including Prince Andrew. The event attracted a large group of protesters, including those campaigning for Tibetan independence, and rival China supporters. Wednesday's banquet caps the second day of Xi's visit, when he signed a slew of business deals with Britain including a controversial stake in the U.K.'s first nuclear power plant since the 1980s.
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