Xi sends congratulations to new Governor-General Kiro
Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated Dame Cindy Kiro on becoming new Governor-General of New Zealand, saying China and New Zealand are important partners of each other.
Xi expects more dialogue with Kiro to advance the China-New Zealand comprehensive strategic partnership.
In New Zealand the Governor General represents the head of state, the Queen of English. The governor-general summons and dissolves the New Zealand Parliament as well as holds a number of ceremonial roles.