The Hindu Business Line

4 pacts signed to strengthen peo­ple-to-peo­ple ties

- India · China · Sushma Swaraj · Wang Yi · Hubei · Wuhan · New Delhi

In­dia and China on Mon­day signed four agree­ments to fur­ther strengthen the cul­tural and peo­ple-to-peo­ple ties be­tween the two neigh­bours and an­cient civil­i­sa­tions.

The agree­ments were signed af­ter Ex­ter­nal Af­fairs Min­is­ter S Jais­hankar and his Chi­nese coun­ter­part Wang Yi at­tended the 2nd meet­ing of the In­dia-China High Level Mech­a­nism on Cul­tural and Peo­ple-to-Peo­ple here.

The two coun­tries signed four agree­ments on cul­tural ex­changes, health­care, sports and co­op­er­a­tion in mu­seum man­age­ment, ac­cord­ing to an of­fi­cial state­ment.

Both the coun­tries agreed to pro­mote cul­tural ex­changes for preser­va­tion of in­tan­gi­ble cul­tural her­itage, or­gan­i­sa­tion of cul­tural ac­tiv­i­ties and man­age­ment of ar­chae­o­log­i­cal her­itage sites, it said. Ex­changes

Both, Jais­hankar and Wang Yi, ex­pressed the im­por­tance to en­hance co­op­er­a­tion in the field of tra­di­tional medicine.

Also, they agreed to co­op­er­ate in mu­seum man­age­ment for pro­mot­ing col­lab­o­ra­tion be­tween Hubei Provin­cial Mu­seum, Wuhan and the Na­tional Mu­seum, New Delhi in the field of ex­hi­bi­tions, pro­tec­tion and restora­tion of col­lec­tions and ar­chae­o­log­i­cal ex­ca­va­tions for mu­se­ums, it said.

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