Plato comes to China in spirit — and in bronze

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SUNDAY EXPAT - MIKE PETERS

Greece’s new ambassador to China, pre­sented a bronze bust of the philoso­pher Plato to the head­quar­ters of the Chi­nese Acad­emy of So­cial Sciences. Greek Prime Min­is­ter had promised the sculp­ture dur­ing his visit to China in May. The art­work was re­ceived by CASS Vice-Pres­i­dent The ambassador as­sured Li that the en­hance­ment of re­la­tions with Chi­nese uni­ver­si­ties and think tanks and the ex­change of views in the aca­demic field are top pri­or­i­ties of the em­bassy.

PRO­VIDED TO CHINA DAILY

Greek Ambassador Vas­sil­ios Costis (right) and CASS Vice-Pres­i­dent Li Yang un­veil Plato.

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