Culture and Sports Minister Lina Mendoni and the Chinese Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Zhang Qiyue, met on Wednesday aiming at deepening their traditional relations, confirming the friendship of the two peoples, expanding their cooperation and organising actions in the fields of culture and tourism ahead of the Greece-China Year of Culture and Tourism.

More specifically, as the Culture and Sports Ministry said in an announcement, the meeting focused on the programme of events of the Year of Culture and Tourism Greece-China, which will open in May 2021 and end in May 2022.
The opening event is scheduled for May with the unveiling of the statues of Socrates and Confucius in the archeological site of the Ancient Agora.