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Chinese Consul General stresses on cultural exchanges

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Chinese in Ma today advocated greater exchanges in the fields of culture, education and other areas to promote mutual understanding.

Cultural exchanges between and have huge potential and it will pave the way for more mutually beneficial treaties and cooperation, said while addressing a cultural programme 'China-Joint Artistic Performance' here,

"This cultural potential should be tapped to further develop the mutual understanding, friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation between two great nations," he said.

There is a lot of common ground between Chinese and cultures as projected in today's programme which showed how the Chinese appreciated and vice-versa, the said.

"Tonight we are very happy we have the artistes group from province. is a province just two hours away in from It has a rich having many ethnic minority groups living there," he said.

The dance group from presented a beautifully choreographed flower-themed show in the evening before an audience of locals, Chinese guests and representatives from a number of consulates in

also performed at the programme.

Later talking to reporters, said in the coming weeks the will hold a Chinese film festival in the eastern region where seven popular films from would be screened with sub-titles.

There will also be a workshop on centuries-old Chinese paper cutting craft, he said.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 21:45 IST