Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk visited Luda in 1972.
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike,accompanied by Premier Zhou Enlai, visited Luda in 1972.
Chairman of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Kim IL-sung, visited Dalian in 1983.
President of seychelles France Albert Rene visited Dalian in 1983.
US Secretary of state George Shultz visited Dalian in 1987.
Bangladesh President Hussain Mohammed Ershed visited Dalian in 1987.
Czechoslovakia's President Gustav Husak visited Dalian in 1988.
Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadza visited Dalian in 1993.
Thai Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai visited Dalian in 1993. Chinese President Jiang Zemin met with him.
Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin visited Dalian in 1994.
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew visited Dalian in 1994.
Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto visited Dalian in 1996.
International Olympic Committee Chairman Juan Antonio Samaranch was invited to Dalian in 1998 for the 10th Dalian International Fashion Festival and the stone-laying ceremony of olympic Square.
Former United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali was invited to Dalianin 1998for the 10th Dalian International Fashion Festival.
Former US secretary of state, Dr.Henry Kissinger was invited to Dalian in 1997 for the 9th Dalian International Fashion Festvial.
Mayor Sueyoshi Koyichi from Kitakyushu, Japan, Mayor Choi Kisum from Inchon, South Korea, and Mayor Eshima Kiyoshi from Shimonosake City were attending the East-Asian Yellow Sea Rim Confer in 1998.
The former Mauor Pat Lally (third from left) from Glasgow was attending Dalian Locust Festival in 1996.
Former US secretary of state,general alexander Haig was invited to Dalian in 1998 for the 10th Dalian International Fashion Festival.