Top political advisor stresses protection of Tibetan culture

21:21, June 30, 2010      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

Top Chinese political advisor Jia Qinglin Wednesday stressed the importance of protecting and developing Tibetan culture.

Jia Qinglin (L, front), a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, also chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), meets with representatives of the second congress of the China Association for the Preservation and Development of Tibetan Culture, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, on June 30, 2010. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)

"The preservation and development of Tibetan culture bears on the inheritance of the centuries-old Tibetan history, the advancement of social and economic development in Tibet, and the unity of the nation," Jia said at a meeting with representatives of the second congress of the China Association for the Preservation and Development of Tibetan Culture at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Jia, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), spoke highly of the association's work over the six years since it was founded.

He encouraged the association to continue to contribute to the preservation of Tibetan culture and to promote the common prosperity and unity of ethnic groups in Tibet.

Jia also urged the association to further promote the achievements of Tibetans during the progress of modernization.

The association's second congress opened Tuesday and concluded Wednesday afternoon.

Pagbalha Geleg Namgyae, vice chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, was elected president of the association.

Du Qinglin, vice chairman of the CPPCC National Committee and head of the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, and Ragdi, former vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, were elected the association's vice presidents.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • A fallen tree is seen on a road in Qionghai, south China's Hainan Province, Sept. 29, 2011. Typhoon Nesat was predicted to land in Hainan later Thursday, bringing heavy rainfalls to the island. (Xinhua/Meng Zhongde)
  • A man visits "Thy Word Is Truth, the Bible Ministry Exhibition of the Protestant Church in China", during its opening at Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church in Washington DC, capital of the United States, Sept. 28, 2011. Through the Bible's various Chinese versions, ancient or modern, as well as pictures, paintings, calligraphy, art works and historical documents, the exhibition was expected to give an overall understanding of how Bible was brought into China, how it was translated, published, distributed and loved. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)
  • A visitor passes by in the exhibition of Istanbul design week on Sept. 28, 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul design week will be hosting designers and design exhibitions from around the world in Istanbul from Sept 28 to Oct 2 with the participation of 25 countries. (Xinhua/Ma yan)
  • Red flag flies at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gansu Province, Sept. 28, 2011. A spokesperson with China's manned space program said Wednesday that fuel has been injected into the Long March-2FT1 carrier rocket in preparation for launching the Tiangong-1 space module Thursday evening as planned. (Xinhua/Wang Jianmin)
  • A militant loyal to the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) waves in a tank near Bani Walid, one of the pro-Muammar Gaddafi strongholds, on Sept. 28, 2011. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)
  • Jewish worshippers pray at the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem's Old City on Sept. 28, 2011, ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the two-day Jewish new year which will begin at sunset on Sept. 28 and conclude at nightfall on Sept. 30. (Xinhua/Muammar Awad)
Hot Forum Discussion