According to the Press Communiqué between China and France issued on 1st April, both sides decided to conduct high-level contact and strategic dialogue at a proper time to enhance bilateral cooperation in various fields and promote a harmonious and steady growth in Sino-France relations. Since then, the high officials from both countries experienced a frequent meet period. Former Premier Minister of France, Raffarin, with a commercial delegation, at-tended Sino-French Economic Seminar held on April 8, and also a ground-breaking ceremony for the new Embassy of France in China followed after. President of National Assembly of France,Bernard Accoyer arrived in Beijing on April 20, for a one-week visit. When met with Wu Bangguo, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Tenth National People's Congress, Accoyer asked him to hand in a letter from Sarkozy, President of France,to Hu Jintao, President of PRC. It was an invitation letter for President Hu for a visit to France. Accoyer was the highest poli-tician from France who visited China in last four months after Sino-France relation became cold due to the Tibet issue. Anne-Marie Idrac, French Minister of State for foreign Trade attended the Boao Forum on April 17 in Hainan. During her 7 days' visit she met the Chinese high officials, and visited some of the Sino-France joint companies. When she was in Beijing, Idrac held a press conference and answered questions on the foreign trade between the two countries.