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Ambassador Jin Zhijian Meets with Former Chairman of ICCS
2018-11-22

On November 20, Ambassador Jin Zhijian met with Former Chairman Arnthor Helgason and Vice Chairman Kristján Jónsson of the Icelandic Chinese Cultural Society (ICCS). The two sides exchanged views on jointly organized activities in celebration of 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China next year.

Ambassador Jin spoke highly of Friendship Ambassador Helgason for his great contribution to the development of people-to-people exchanges and friendship between China and Iceland. He stressed that next year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, and the Chinese Embassy in Iceland is willing to work together with ICCS and other organizations in Iceland to further promote the culture exchanges between the two countries and friendship between the two peoples.

Helgason conveyed the best wishes from the newly elected chairman of ICCS Mr. Arnason who was in China for a business visit now. He further elaborated preliminary ideas of ICCS to celebrate the 70th anniversary next year, and expressed appreciation to the great support provided by the Chinese Embassy. He assured that ICCS will keep in close contact with the Chinese Embassy to ensure the success of the events next year.

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