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President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, visits J
iayu Pass, an ancient?fortress at the west end of the Great Wall, on Tuesday during his inspection tour of Gansu prov亚博yabo平台楼凤
亚博yabo平台楼凤President Xi Jinping underlined the need to preserve the finer features of the nation’s c
ulture, and called for extensive interactions between Chinese and foreign cultures as the coun
try promotes inclusive international cooperation in the Belt and Road Initiative.亚博yabo平台楼凤品茶微信
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the comment at a sympos
ium attended by experts and scholars at the Dunhuang Academy in Dunhuang, home of the UNESCO World H
eritage Site Mogao Grottoes, during his inspection tour in Gansu province on Monday.亚博yabo平台楼凤
Xi learned from a local official of the production and performance of
亚博yabo平台楼凤major cultural shows like?Silk Road, Flower Rain, a classical Chinese dance drama.
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亚博yabo平台楼凤品茶微信d and promoting China’s traditional culture to preserve “our quintessence”.
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Road, boasts more than 2,000 sculptures and 45,000 square meters of murals in 735 cliff caves.