Thursday August 04, 2022

Chinese Consulate gifts 1,000 books to Mohammed Bin Rashid Library in Dubai

Chinese Consulate gifts 1,000 books to Mohammed Bin Rashid Library in Dubai

Dr Mohammed Salem Al Mazrouei receives the books from Li Xuhang at the library in Dubai on Thursday. WAM

The Chinese Consulate in Dubai and the Northern Emirates on Thursday gifted nearly 1,000 Chinese books on culture, art and history to Mohammed Bin Rashid Library.

This was announced during an event organised by the consulate at the library, attended by Dr Mohammed Salem Al Mazrouei, Executive Director of the Library, Li Xuhang, Consul-General of China in Dubai, and several Chinese citizens living in the UAE.

Chinese Consulate gifts 1,000 books to Mohammed Bin Rashid Library in DubaiTop officials during the ceremony. WAM

The Chinese Consulate highlighted the historical relations between China and Arab countries, especially the UAE, noting the role of culture in strengthening their deep-rooted ties.

Dr Al Mazrouei lauded the good relations between the UAE and China, adding that the library is a major source of knowledge in the region. He highlighted its plans to diversify sources of knowledge to include other countries.

CULTURAL CELEBRATION

Li Xuhang then stressed that the purpose of the cultural celebration is to introduce Arab citizens to Chinese culture and traditions.

Chinese Consulate gifts 1,000 books to Mohammed Bin Rashid Library in DubaiAn artist performs during the ceremony. WAM

In his statement to the Emirates News Agency, the Consul-General announced plans to hold an annual cultural event in August, under the framework of the consulate’s cultural exchange with the library.

The event will feature Chinese music and other interesting activities that showcase China’s iconic culture.

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