The Hindu Business Line
4 pacts signed to strengthen people-to-people ties
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.