articles | 25 December 2013

Cyprus and China sign agreement on cultural cooperation

An agreement between Cyprus and China on cultural cooperation and exchange programs for the period between 2014-2018 was signed during an official visit paid to China by the Minister of Education and Culture.

According to an official press release, issued recently, Minister of Education Kenevezos paid an official visit to China upon an invitation of Minister of Education of China Yuan Guiren. Kenevezos held a series of meetings during his stay in China, including with Minister of Culture Cai Wu, Deputy Minister of Education Hao Ping and Minister of Education Yuan Guiren. During his meeting with the Chinese Minister of Culture the two sides noted the importance of bilateral relations as well as their role in enhancing cultural coopration and facilitating the movement of artists and cultural services. Wu and Kenevezos agreed on programs of cooperation and exchange which cover the period between 2014-2018 and signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the signing of a program of cultural cooperation for 2014-2018.

Regarding his meeting with the Chinese Minister of Education, the press release notes that there was an exchange of views and they discussed ways to further enhance their bilateral relations.

Source: Famagusta Gazette

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