Xinhua - 2015-05-23
The Chinese envoy to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday urged
China and the UAE to further enhance their cultural exchanges, and
promote mutual understanding between the two peoples.
Chang Hua, China's ambassador to the UAE, made the remarks while
addressing the opening ceremony of a photo show in Abu Ahabi titled "the
UAE in the Eyes of Chinese."
The friendship between the two countries enjoys a long history, and
the ancient maritime silk road used to closely connect the two, he told
those who also attended the opening.
As the new century begins, China and the UAE have forged a strategic
partnership, and their cooperation has been strong, prosperous and
promising, said the Chinese envoy, adding that they have also seen an
ever deepening cultural exchanges between the two countries.
He also hailed the show, saying it is designed to reveal a different
UAE through the lens of Chinese living and working in the Gulf country.
Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Hahayan, UAE's minister of culture, youth
and community development, said the photos, taken by the Chinese in his
country, are proving just how intact a friendship the two countries