Chinese President Hu Jintao received credentials from the ambassadors of seven countries to Beijing Wednesday.
Hu met with the new foreign envoys in a ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
The envoys were:
-- Guyanese Ambassador David Dabydeen who arrived on July 8;
-- Danish Ambassador Friis Arne Petersen, who arrived on Aug. 22;
-- Costa Rican Ambassador Marco Vinicio Ruiz who arrived on Aug. 28;
-- Swedish Ambassador Lars Freden who arrived on Sept. 1;
-- South African Ambassador Bheki Winston Joshua Langa who arrived on Sept. 7;
-- Tunisian Ambassador Mohamed Adel Smaoui who arrived on Sept. 16;
-- and Palestinian Ambassador Ahmad A. M. Ramadan who arrived on Oct. 12.