Photo exhibition "Charming Beijing" opens in India

08:52, May 17, 2010      

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A photo exhibition called "Charming Beijing" was held in Bangalore, the capital of southern India's Karnataka state on Sunday to observe the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and India.

Chinese Consul General in Mumbai Wang Donghua, Chairman of Legislative Council of Karnataka state Mattikatti, General Secretary of India-China Friendship Association Karnataka, Bhaskaran, and former Mayor of Bangolre and Ramachandra attended the the opening ceremony at Bangalore's largest art exhibition center Art Complex.

Wang said the photo show, sponsored by the Chinese Embassy to India and the India-China Friendship Association, Karnatake, is part of the Chinese celebration activities in India to mark the 60th anniversary of China-India diplomatic relations.

"After establishing the diplomatic relations between India and China 60 years ago, we are able to have a friendly relation. In these years, the Chinese people were keeping very good relations with the Indian people, India became the largest partner of China in Asia, many Chinese people are visiting in Karnataka and Bangalore," said Bhaskaran.

The general secretary said he believed the 21st century belonged to India and China, there is no force on the earth to stop the trend.

At noon, many visitors crowded into the exhibition hall to enjoy the photoes featuring Bird's Nest, Water Cube, modern international airports, modern overpasses, the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, kite of long dragon, Hutong tour and Beijing opera.

The photo exhibition in the "Silicon Valley of India" will last till May 20. The phote show was held to let more Indian know more about China's capital Beijing and to promote the mutual understanding and cooperation of the people in two counties, said the general secretary.

Source: Xinhua
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