Ambassador Liu Jianchao Attends the Inauguration Ceremony of Asian Cultural Center of the University of the Philippines

On 2 December 2009, Ambassador Liu Jianchao was invited to the inauguration ceremony of Asian Cultural Center of UP Diliman. Among other distinguished guests were Secretary of Trade and Industry Peter Favila, Senator Edgardo Angara, UP President Emerlinda Roman, Toyota Motor Philippines Chairman George S. K. Ty, Toyota Motor Corporation Vice Chairman Katsuaki Watanabe and the Japanese Ambassador Makoto Katsura. More than 300  guests were present at the ceremony.

Donated by Dr. George Ty and Toyota, the Center is home to such facilities as library, exhibition hall and auditorium and will serve cultural and academic exchanges among Asian countries. Exhibition hall is divided into four exhibit rooms respectively dedicated to China, the Philippines, Japan and the ASEAN for featured exhibitions.

On behalf of the Chinese Embassy, Ambassador Liu donated nearly 300 pieces of books on China to the Center at the ceremony. He also briefly exchanged views with Dr. Roman on enhancing cooperation and exchanges between the two sides.

Suggest to a friend: