As an important part of "China Tibetan Culture Forum-Kathmandu",
"Multi-colored Tibet" Photo Exhibition was inaugurated Thursday
afternoon in the city hall of Kathmandu.
A girl observes a photo
during an exhibition in Kathmandu, Nepal, Dec.20, 2007. As an
important part of "China Tibetan Culture Forum-Kathmandu",
"Multi-colored Tibet" Photo Exhibition was inaugurated Thursday in
the city hall of Kathmandu.
Nepalese Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Prithvi
Subba Gurung, Chinese Vice Chairman of the Tibetan Committee of the
Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Basang Thundrup,
and Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Zheng Xianglin attended the opening
Gurung said in his remarks that this exhibition will be a
milestone in attaining the real sustainable development in the two
friendly countries and further enhancing cultural relations at
It will also contribute in materializing the immense potentials
of both countries especially to boost up tourism industries in
achieving our common goals and mutual benefits, he said.
In his speech, Basang Thundrup said that as an important part of
the Chinese civilization, the Tibetan culture embodies the
characteristics of the plateau and unique geographic feature.
He expressed the hope that this forum and exhibition could
become a platform for exchanges and cooperation between Nepal and
China, especially China's Tibet Autonomous Region, so as to enhance
the friendship of the two peoples.
Ambassador Zheng said in his speech that China and Nepal are
close neighbors and enjoy long-standing cultural ties. Nepal and
China's Tibet Autonomous Region have extensive and close
exchanges and cooperation.
With the opening of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway on July 1, Tibet
is brought closer to the world. This exhibition is rich in content
and diversified in form and will enable more Nepalese friends to
appreciate the profound connotation and unique charm of Tibetan
culture, and help boost cultural exchanges and traditional
friendship between the two countries.
Co-organized by China Association for Preservation and
Development of Tibetan Culture and Arniko Society of Nepal, the
three-day exhibition presented nearly 200 photos and pictures on
Tibetan natural scenery, ethnic traditions, religions and cultures,
and was attended by nearly 250 representatives of other countries
in Nepal and Nepalese people from various circles.
An old man looks at a
photograph at "Multi-colored Tibet" Photo Exhibition co-organized
by China Association for Preservation and Development of Tibetan
Culture and Arniko Society of Nepal in Kathmandu, Nepal, Dec.20,
(Xinhua News Agency December 21, 2007)