Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania Chen Mingjian (2nd R) and Tanzanian Minister for Culture, Arts and Sports Mohamed Mchengerwa (3rd L) sign a new implementation program for a cultural agreement in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on May 26, 2022. (Photo by Herman Emmanuel/Xinhua)
The broadest participation in tourism promotion and sharing of cultural and tourist products between China and Tanzania will be encouraged, according to a new implementation program signed recently by Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania Chen Mingjian and Tanzania's Minister for Culture, Arts and Sports, Mohamed Mchengerwa.
DAR ES SALAAM, May 27 (Xinhua) -- The governments of China and Tanzania on Thursday signed a new implementation program for a cultural agreement that aims to strengthen bilateral cooperation in various fields.
The 2022-2025 implementation program of the China-Tanzania cultural agreement that covers culture, arts, tourism, journalism, sports and education aims to deepen the traditional friendship between the two countries, said a statement by the Chinese embassy in Tanzania.
The new implementation program, which was signed by the Chinese ambassador to Tanzania Chen Mingjian and Tanzania's Minister for Culture, Arts and Sports, Mohamed Mchengerwa, in Dar es Salaam, also encourages the broadest participation in tourism promotion and sharing of cultural and tourist products between the two countries, said the statement.
Photo taken on Feb. 9, 2022 shows an entrance to Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. (Photo by Cao Jingmin/Xinhua)
Speaking after the signing ceremony, Mchengerwa said the cultural cooperation between China and Tanzania brings many benefits to Tanzania.
"Tanzania is very happy and proud of cooperating with China in the fields of culture, arts and sports, and Tanzania will act and carry out the implementation program with vigor and vitality," said Mchengerwa.
Ambassador Chen said China and Tanzania enjoy profound traditional friendship and the two countries have been cooperating closely in culture, arts, radio, film, television, education, and science and technology, adding the signing of the new implementation program marks the deepening of the friendly ties between China and Tanzania that is bound to upgrade the level of people-to-people exchanges between the two countries. ■