Photo ex­hi­bi­tion de­picts China-Malaysia friend­ship

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KUCH­ING: Friend­ship be­tween China and Malaysia has grown since diplo­matic re­la­tions was es­tab­lished in 1974.

Con­sul Gen­eral of the Peo­ple Repub­lic of China in Kuch­ing, Cheng Guangzhong said this in his open­ing speech at a photo ex­hi­bi­tion - ‘To­gether We Build A Bet­ter Fu­ture’ in Boule­vard Shop­ping Mall here yes­ter­day.

“The year 2018 marks the 40th an­niver­sary of China‘s re­form and open­ing up as well as 44 years of diplo­matic re­la­tions be­tween China and Malaysia,” he said.

To com­mem­o­rate this, Em­bassy of the Peo­ple Repub­lic of China in Malaysia and Malaysia-China Cul­ture and Arts As­so­ci­a­tion co-or­gan­ised the photo ex­hi­bi­tion.

The photo ex­hi­bi­tion was launched in Kuala Lumpur City Cen­tre (KLCC) in Septem­ber be­fore mov­ing to Sarawak with about 200 valu­able pho­tos.

The pho­tos cap­tured changes in the econ­omy and so­ci­ety of China over the past 40 years and the ex­tra­or­di­nary path that China and Malaysia had taken to­gether.

“I be­lieve that from the his­tor­i­cal pic­tures on dis­play, we can re­view the hard­ship and dif­fi­cul­ties that China and Malaysia had gone through ear­lier and draw on the strength and wis­dom to pro­mote greater de­vel­op­ment for both (coun­tries),” he added.

Among those present were Cheng’s wife Gao Cuil­ian, Min­is­ter of In­ter­na­tional Trade and E-com­merce Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh, Min­is­ter of Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment and Hous­ing Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian and Kuch­ing Chi­nese Cham­ber of Com­merce and In­dus­try vice-pres­i­dent Christo­pher Ngui.

The photo ex­hi­bi­tion is cur­rently at sec­ond floor of the new wing at Boule­vard Shop­ping Mall here (near Mr DIY) un­til Nov 12 from 10.30am to 9pm. Ad­mis­sion is free.

(From left) Gao, Wong, Dr Sim and Cheng be­ing briefed on the pho­tos dis­played at the ex­hi­bi­tion.

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