KATHMANDU, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- A week-long photo exhibition of China's Yunnan province has been launched featuring 32 outstanding photographs that portray the scenery and art in the southwestern province.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the exhibition, organized by Nepal China Media Forum in collaboration with other partners, was inaugurated virtually via teleconference from Kathmandu, Nepal's capital and Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province.
At the inauguration ceremony on Friday, Chairman of National Assembly of Nepal Ganesh Prasad Timilsina said that the event will provide a platform for people from Nepal and China to know each other and help strengthen the people-to-people relations between the two countries.
Timilsina added that the organization of the exhibition amid the pandemic is an example of closeness between the two countries.
Nepal's Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai praised the special relationship between Nepal and China's Yunnan province and highlighted the importance of cultural heritages of both countries.
A government official from Yunnan province also addressed the event from Kunming through the teleconference.
The exhibition will run till Thursday. Enditem