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The Chinese Embassy in Thailand Holds a Reception Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China

On 26 September 2019, Chinese Ambassador to Thailand Lyu Jian hosted a Reception Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China in Bangkok. More than 1,000 guests including, President of the National Assembly of Thailand, Chuan Leekpai, President of the Senate, Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, Wissanu Krea-ngam and Anutin Charnvirakul, the first and second deputy speakers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, Tourism and Sports Minister Pipat Ratchakitprakan, Transport Minister, Saksayam Chidchob, Commander-in-Chief of the Thai Royal Navy, Admiral Luechai Ruddit, Chairman of the Thai-Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, Jitti Tangsithipakdee, Senior Chairman of Charoen Pokphand Group, Dhanin Chearavanont, and friends from Thai political, military, business sectors, overseas Chinese, envoys of various countries in Thailand, as well as representatives of Chinese enterprises and Chinese students participated. Foreign minister of Thailand Don Pramudwinai and Commander-in-Chief of the Thai royal army Apirat Kongsompong sent representatives to congratulate.


In his speech, Ambassador Lyu said that over the past 70 years, the Chinese people realized a tremendous transformation from standing up to growing rich, and becoming strong, and created a miracle of development unprecedented in human history. It fully demonstrates that only the Communist Party of China can lead China, only reform and opening up can develop China, and only the socialism with Chinese characteristics is the grand road that conforms to China's national conditions and can guide the Chinese people from one victory to another. We are confident and capable of overcoming all difficulties and obstacles and insisting on doing our own things well. The direction of China's progress will not change, the pace of progress will not stagnate, the concept of win-win cooperation with other countries will not waver, and the prospects for development will certainly be better.

Ambassador Lyu stressed that President Xi Jinping proposed the building of a new type of international relations featuring mutual respect, fairness, justice,and win-win cooperation, the construction of a community with a shared future for mankind and the building of the "belt and road" initiative, providing China's wisdom and China's plan for solving the problems facing the world today. ASEAN is the priority in China's neighborhood diplomacy. China highly appreciates Thailand's fruitful efforts to promote regional win-win cooperation as the rotating chairman of ASEAN this year, and will continue to strongly support Thailand in playing an important role in the region.

Ambassador Lyu pointed out that President Xi Jinping's upcoming award of China's highest state honor for foreigners, the Medal of Friendship, to Her Highness Princess Sirindhorn in Beijing is a high appreciation of the Thai Royal family, especially Her Highness, for her long-standing commitment in promoting the development of China-Thailand relations, and a vivid portrayal of the special kith and kin relations between the two countries. As both countries enter a new stage of historical development, we should seize the opportunity and work together to build a closer and friendlier comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation.

On behalf of the National Assembly of Thailand, President Chuan Leekpai sent warm congratulations on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, saying that China's 70-year development achievements have surpassed any period in history. Nowadays, China's economy is large, science and technology are developing rapidly, and cooperation with the world is becoming broader and broader. Thailand-China relations have always maintained a healthy and stable development. The cooperation between the two countries covers all fields and shows a special friendship of kith and kin. Her Highness Princess Sirindhorn has had an indissoluble bond with China. He believes that Thailand-China friendly relations will continue to develop.


Ambassador Lyu and Madam Lyu accompanied the guests to visit the "International Exhibition on the theme of celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China". They introduced to the guests the social features and achievements of China in different stages of development. They also joined the guests in experiencing the technology and products provided by China Railway Construction, Huawei, Haier and other outstanding Chinese enterprises. They jointly watched the splendid singing and dancing presented by Nanjing Academy of Art, Jiangsu Peking Theatre and Niushoushan Art Troupe, and appreciated the intangible cultural heritage exhibitions of knots, paper-cut and Suzhou fans painting.

Visitors immersed themselves in the comprehensive experience of China's development, advanced technology, traditional culture, splendid performances and exquisite skills. They applauded the live video of "Beautiful China", as well as the photo-exhibition of "70 Years of the People’s Republic of China", "Hong Kong Economic and Trade Brochure" and the magnificent ice sculpture of the Great Wall . Everyone talked about the profound experience of the great changes in China's development, exchanged ideas on strengthening China-Thailand cooperation, and wrote down their good wishes on the wish board congratulating on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, wishing China continuous progress and development, as well as a more brilliant tomorrow, and wishing the China-Thailand "kith and kin" relations continue to develop and flourish for the benefits of the two countries and peoples.


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