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Consul General Li Huaxin attends 'Sydney 24 Hours' Photo Exhibition

2013-05-24

H.E. Consul General Li Huaxin attended the 'Sydney 24 Hours' Photo Exhibition at the Sydney Opera House on May 22, 2013. New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell and other MPs, Mr. Frank Chow, Chairman of Australian Chinese Teo Chew Association, 20 photographers from China and representatives from the Chinese Community and media were present at the event.

Mr. Li warmly congratulated the launch of the Photo Exhibition. He said the photographs on display had recorded the graceful natural landscape and unique human custom of a charming Sydney and believed these excellent photos would refresh the Chinese people’s impression of Sydney, and attract more Chinese tourists to visit.

He said that China is also rich in tourism resource and vigorously strengthening the ecological civilization construction to build a “Beautiful China”. He welcomed more and more Australian friends to visit China, and hoped to see constant progress of bilateral exchanges in such fields of tourism, education and culture.

“It’s wonderful to see the natural beauty and world-famous landmarks of NSW come alive in this exhibition. We look forward to these photos being published back in China and inspire many more Chinese to visit NSW for themselves.” Mr O’Farrell said.

He said, “As Premier I place a high priority on strengthening the two-way cultural and economic ties between NSW and China.“We want to make NSW the first choice for Chinese investment and international business, for Chinese students to undertake their studies and an attractive destination for Chinese people to visit on holiday.

Australia China Economics Trade & Culture Association and Nan Hai Culture & Media (Australia) Pty Ltd. co-hosted the Exhibition.

TVB (Australia) and 2CR interviewed Consul General Li during the Exhibition.

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