Sino-Thai Friendship Picture Exhibition Held in Bangkok Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the PRC

[Source]    Xinhuanet [Time]    2009-11-19 13:16:51 

Xinhuanet, Bangkok, Sep.24th- a Friendship Picture Exhibition was held at the
Confucius Classroom at Traimit Wittayalai High School celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the PRC. Chinese ambassador to Thailand Guan Mu together with the Mayor of Bangkok M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra unveiled the plaque for the exhibition. Chair of the Sino-Thai Friendship Association Korn Dabbarangs, chair of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Thailand Wu Xiongfeng, Cultural Counselor Chen Jiang from the Cultural Department of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand, First Secretary Qiu Ning from the Educational Department, Hanban representative in Thailand Pang Li and others totaling more than 100 were in attendance at the event.     

Ambassador Guan gave a speech, during which he said that the Chinese government has always paid much attention to Sino-Thai relations. The dialogue between the two nations has also gained much support from the royal family of Thailand, the government as well as people from all spheres of Thai society. Of particular note is the support of Princess Sirindhorn, who diligently and tirelessly studies Chinese language and culture and has paid China more than 20 visits, making extraordinary contributions to the friendship and cooperation between the two countries. The exhibition was held in a bid to help Thai people gain a deeper understanding of China, and to promote Chinese education as well as advancing the development of Sino-Thai friendship. 

The exhibition consisted of three sections: the 60th Anniversary of the Founding of the PRC, the Course of the Development5 of Sino-Thai friendship and Confucius Classroom Chinese Language Teaching Achievements. Over 4000 pictures were on display at the exhibition, amongst which “Long Live the Motherland”, “World Cultural Heritage in China” which illustrated the earthshaking changes taking place in China in the fields of; politics, economy, culture, science and technology as well as living conditions. “Thai Chinese people” and “Princess Sirindhorn’s Visits to China” showed the development of the friendly relations of the two countries. In addition, the evidence of achievements in Chinese teaching made by the sponsor of the event, the Confucius Classroom, was also on display for visitors to see. Furthermore, an on-site Chinese class was also set up.    


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