First lady Michelle Obama will travel to China March 19-26, the White House announced Monday.
She will visit the cities of Beijing, Xi’an and Chengdu during her visit and will meet Madame Peng, the spouse of China's President Xi Jinping.
Her daughters, Malia and Sasha, as well as her mother Marian Robinson, will accompany her on the trip.
The White House announcement said that primary focus of her trip will be the importance of education.
First published March 3 2014, 9:59 AM