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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2862

Promoting Sri Lanka in China

Colombo, 01 August, ( Mrs. Zhu Chengrong, Vice Chairman, Shanghai Municipal Tourism Bureau will lead a 10 member delegation comprising officials from Shanghai Municipal Tourism Bureau, Chinese travel agencies and media to Sri Lanka from 2nd to 8th August 2009.

During the visit an MOU will be signed to further enhance ties between Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and Shanghai Municipal Tourism Bureau as well as to promote Sri Lanka in East China, and the delegation would be meeting the Minister of Tourism and members of the travel trade.

This is the first time a delegation from the Shanghai Municipal Tourism Bureau would be visiting Sri Lanka. They would also witness the Kandy Perahera and visit cultural and tourist sites in Sri Lanka.

Coinciding with the visit, there will be another 05 member delegation from the ‘Little Masters’ Newspaper, a Shanghai based media organization will be visiting Sri Lanka from 1st to 8th August 2009.

The ‘Little Masters’ Newspaper is China’s first newspaper managed by children under the age of 15 which contains their interviews, writing, illustrations, photographs and the editorial.

‘Little Masters’ Newspaper has received many accolades from Chinese leaders which include President Hu Jintao, former President Jiang Zemin, former Chairman of the People’s Republic of China Li Xiannian and Mayor of Shanghai Han Zheng.

Both these visits have been initiated by the Consulate of Sri Lanka in Shanghai and sponsored by Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau.

- Asian Tribune -

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