BEIJING, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire=KYODO JBN/ --
On September 20, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment
of diplomatic relations between China and Greece, the China-Greece event
entitled "Dreams of Youth, Together to Growth" under Global Youth Multicultural
Forum jointly sponsored by Guohua Energy Investment Co., Ltd of China Energy
Investment and the Center for International Cultural Communication of China
International Communications Group(CICG) was held in Beijing and Athens through
a video link.
Honorable Guests from government institutions and businesses in China and
Greece held a cloud-based dialogue via a video link with Greek youth
representatives from China-invested businesses in Greece, Chinese youth
representatives from enterprises and universities, and people from various
sectors including internet celebrities in Greece. All participants enjoyed warm
and friendly exchanges on topics such as traditional friendship, history and
culture, and corporate stories between the two countries.
Mr. Ioannis Smyrlis, Secretary General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of
Greece, Mr. Georgios Iliopoulos, Greek Ambassador to China, Mr. Xiao Junzheng,
Chinese Ambassador to Greece, Lu Cairong, Vice President of CICG, and Yang
Jiping, Vice Managing Director of China Energy Investment Corporation were
invited to attend the event and delivered speeches.
The event was held around multiple topics in two venues. In the youth dialogue
session, representatives from Center for Green Energy and Architecture of
Guohua Energy Investment Co, Ltd, Europe Renewable Energy and CNOOC Research
Institute shared the development and practical application of global green
energy, as well as the transformation and upgrading achievements of China's
energy enterprises in the face of a new round of scientific and technological
revolution and industrial transformation. Representatives of Greek employees
from the Bank of China, Huawei and ZTE shared their feelings about working in
Chinese enterprises and their views on Chinese enterprise spirit.
Representatives from Confucius Institute of the University of Thessaly, Athens
Business Confucius Institute, and other institutions or corporations exchanged
on the history and culture of China and Greece as well as language learning
with the professor of the School of History of Capital Normal University, and
the professor of the School of History and Culture of Shandong University. The
warm, lively and friendly dialogue enabled the youth of both countries to have
a better understanding with each other and a closer friendship, which is
favorable for exchanges between the two civilizations.
Witnessed by guests and youth representatives from China and Greece, the
China-Greece Initiative on Sustainable Youth Development was officially
launched. The Initiative proposes that the youth of the two countries should
join hands in promoting the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and
contribute to building a better planet.
During the event, the Athens venue and Beijing sub-venue also put on the
traditional dances and musical instrument performances of China and Greece
respectively, which vividly showed the charm and harmonization of the two
SOURCE: Center for International Cultural Communication, China International
Communications Group (CICC)
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Caption: Beijing Session (above) Athens Session (below) Real-time Video Link