"To safeguard the nation's cultural heritage, we have adopted a zero tolerance attitude toward these crimes."
The event held a China Day in 2015, ahead of President Xi Jinping's state visit that year. The Military Band of the People's Liberation Army of China has appeared at a previous event and Allfrey says there are plans to include Chinese performers in next year's program. Visit Scotland, the local tourism authority, is increasingly pushing Edinburgh's presence on Chinese social media.
He said China will contribute more Chinese wisdom, Chinese solutions and Chinese strength to the world and push for building an open, inclusive, clean and beautiful world that enjoys lasting peace, universal security and common prosperity.
Performance by the Military Band of the Chinese People's Liberation Army in 2015.[Photo/China Daily]
BEIJING -- China will promote cooperation with Gambia in agricultural technology, fishery processing, infrastructure development and tourism to achieve win-win results, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.
Many other leaders sent congratulatory messages or letters to Xi on his re-election: Singapore's President Halimah Yacob, Tanzania's President John Magufuli, Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev, Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou N'Guesso, Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza, Mozambique's President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli and Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that Xi has demonstrated firm commitment and leadership in boosting the partnership between China and the UN.
Chinese leaders including Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji, Han Zheng and Wang Qishan attended the plenary meeting.