China.org.cn staff reporter
An exhibition of thousands of memorabilia from China's 30 year period of reform and opening up is being held at the Exhibition Hall of the China World Trade Center from December 18 until December 30.
Deng Xiaoping's December 13, 1978 speech entitled "Emancipate the mind, seek truth from facts and look to the future together" became a clarion call for the Reform and Opening-Up policy. [Maverick Chen/China.org.cn]
The exhibits span the full 30 years of reform and include 2,000 pictures and diagrams, 1,300 cultural relics, objects and documents, and 8 large scale models covering an area of 500 square meters.
This exhibition was authorized by the State Council and jointly sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, CPC's International Communication Office, the Party Literature Research Center and the Xinhua News Agency with the participation of 3o departments of the State Council including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Ministry of Finance.