Kathmandu, Jan 22: Nepal Shandong (Binzhou) Culture Week and Shandong Photography Exhibition have begun here with an objective of cultural exchange as well as promoting tourism between Nepal and China.
Shandong Province and Shandong (Binzhou) Photography Association of China organised the Expo at the coordination of Nepal Tourism Board, Chinese Embassy in Nepal and Federation of Nepali Photojournalists which will run till one week. Sixty different photos of Shandong Province have been kept on display in the expo.
Inaugurating the expo organised on the occasion of Chinese New Year, Executive Chief of the NTB, Dr Dhananjay Regmi, expressed the belief that the expo would help promotion of tourism between the two countries.
He further said Nepal and China have been enjoying religious and cultural relations since long.
Similarly, Counsellor at the Chinese Embassy in Nepal, Xie Yu, shared that Shandong is important Province in view of culture and nature.
He expressed belief that the photo exhibitions would further strengthen relations between the two countries and would help in tourism promotion.
Likewise, President of Nepal-China Friendship Forum, Dr Kalyan Raj Sharma, Chairperson of Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies, Shiva Adhikari, Binzhou Photography Association President, Chairperson of Federation of Nepali Photojournalists, Hari Prasad Regmi, among others, suggested to organise such type of photo exhibitions in both countries.
Photo- Min ratna Bajracharya