Xinhua News Agency, Washington, November 20 (reporter Gao Pan) The China-U.S. Tourism Year 2016 drew to an end in Washington D.C., the capital city of the United States,on November 20. Chinese President Xi Jinping sent his congratulatory message to the closing ceremony.
“As the China-U.S. Tourism Year 2016 comes to an end, I would like to congratulate on the success of the program on behalf of the Chinese government and Chinese people and in my own name, and express my heartfelt gratitude to friends who have long been dedicated to Sino-U.S.friendly exchange and cooperation,” read the congratulatory message.
“The China-U.S. Tourism Year is a decision I made together with President Obama in order to help construct the new-type major power relations, promote pragmatic cooperation and enhance people-to-people exchange between China and the United States. Thanks to our joint efforts, the program has organized a wide range of activities, produced fruitful results, expanded bilateral personnel exchange, promoted our pragmatic cooperation in various other areas and created a new momentum for our relations.”
Xi continued, “To further the Sino-U.S. relations, we need the participation and support of both Chinese and American people. I hope, with the China-U.S. Tourism Year as a new starting point, we’ll continue to strengthen personnel and cultural exchange, build up mutual understanding and friendship and consolidate the social basis for our bilateral relations.”
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