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(Video) The Chinese ambassador to Kuwait inaugurates the cultural center

The Chinese Ambassador to Kuwait, Zhang Jianwei, said on Sunday that the opening of the Chinese Cultural Center in Kuwait is a new symbol of the distinguished and historical relations that bring together China and Kuwait, especially in the field of civilizational and cultural exchange.

Ambassador Jianwei confirmed in his speech at the opening of the center in the Salmiya area that the cultural center is a cultural window prepared to embrace many activities throughout the year and it serves as a main station for academic exchange and a reference for cultural and civilizational exchange.

He added that the center includes pavilions that provide cultural and academic services to both the Kuwaiti and Chinese communities to learn about China’s multiple cultures and arts in the literary, artistic and sports fields such as traditional dance and fighting games, the most important of which is (Kung Fu).

For his part, Assistant Secretary-General for the Arts Sector at the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, Musaed Al-Zamil, in a similar speech, praised the establishment of the center, which is the first of its kind in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, welcoming the cultural and civilizational window through which Kuwaiti society will be able to view distinctive aspects of the culture of the Chinese people. .

He said that Kuwait and its people have always loved traveling and traveling since they relied on sea travel for trade, which made Kuwait an important commercial and cultural station in the region, used to exchange goods with the Asian continent and at the same time cultural and civilizational exchange.

He pointed to a number of Kuwaiti-Chinese activities, including agreements to translate Chinese books into Arabic and vice versa, adding that the Chinese city of Hong Kong is scheduled to host a Kuwaiti cultural week next November in cooperation with the Kuwaiti embassy in China.

The Chinese Cultural Center includes a library containing hundreds of books in various fields, in addition to special pavilions, including rooms for Chinese tea rituals, computer rooms, a conference center, and classrooms prepared to provide lessons in the Chinese language and facilitate those concerned with obtaining Chinese language certificates (HSK, YCT, and BTC) for those wishing to Study or work in China



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