Greek Culture Minister meets with Chinese Ambassador to Athens Zhang Qiyue

The joint actions that will assume Greece and China in the period 2020-2022 were discussed by Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and the Ambassador of China to Greece Zhang Qiyue ahead of the Greece and China Cultural-Tourist Year 2021, ANA reports. A Culture Ministry announcement also pointed out during the meeting Mendoni referred to the issue of the Museum of Underwater Antiquities in Piraeus linking it with the memorandum of cooperation signed between the two countries and refers to the specific antiquities. Furthermore, the Greek minister expressed Greece's will to host, in the framework of the FORUM 17+1, the Culture Ministers meeting in 2021. On her part, the Chinese envoy said that "China will celebrate the 100-years anniversary from the establishment of the Chinese Communist Party. Mendoni asked Greece to host at the Byzantine Museum in Athens an exhibition of China's imperial treasures noting that the hall with the Byzantine Empire's treasures is ideal for hosting the imperial art of China reminding the great success of the exhibition with the imperial dresses of Qianlong at the Acropolis museum. RELATED TOPICS: Greece, Greek tourism news, Tourism in Greece, Greek islands, Hotels in Greece, Travel to Greece, Greek destinations, Greek travel market, Greek tourism statistics, Greek tourism report Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons License: CC-BY-SA Copyright: Groubani  Let's block ads! (Why?)