News Center-TDO-29.09.2017- Ambassador of China to Turkey, Yu Hongyang, hosted a reception in JW Marriott Hotel regarding 68th anniversary of the independence.
Several respected guests including Minister of Education, İsmet Yılmaz, Deputy Secretary General of AKP Responsible from Foreign Affairs, Mehmet Mehdi Eker, Mayor of Ankara, Melih Gökçek and Deputy Secretary General of AKP and MP from İstanbul, Ravza Kavakçı Kan.
The program started with Ambassador’s speech. In his speech, Hongyang said in this 68 years, China achieved many things. He reminded that China is the second largest economy in the World with about eleven trillion dollars of GDP. Also, he underlined their constructive perspective on World affairs and repeated Chinese President Xi Jinping’s word as ‘’ China could only be better if the World would be better. If China would be better, the World would become better’’. Finally, he announced that 2018 would be ‘’Year of Turkey’’ and authorities expect that many Chinese citizens would visit Turkey.
Secondly, Turkish Minister of Education, İsmet Yılmaz took the stage. He determined bilateral relations between China and Turkey as ‘’perfect’’ and noted that they expect much more tourists from China in the next year.
The program continued with award ceremony, music show and treat of traditional foods.