HE Mr. Li Chen, Ambassador of China, Qatar

09-12-2017, 04:54 PM - From 10 Months ago

Cultural relations between the two countries witnessed remarkable development in recent years

CSR is a major anchor for the relations of friendship and cooperation between China and the State of Qatar, which has witnessed rapid and comprehensive development since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1988, where continuous mutual high-level visits between the two countries took place, and cooperation in all political, economic, trade, cultural and educational fields expanded.

Our mutual CSR initiatives include education, culture and arts sectors. These initiatives were crowned with the success of the cultural year program: Qatar – China, 2016 which revealed the tight relations between the two countries.

On the educational level, the Embassy collaborated with Qatar University to host a Chinese delegation of 14 students and their supervisor from the Student Association for International Communication at the University of Beijing, in line with the partnership between the two universities, which included the establishment of a professorship chair for the State of Qatar in the Middle East Studies at the University of Beijing.

The Embassy continues consultations to sign an executive agreement between the two countries in the educational field, including encouraging Qatari and Chinese universities and schools to work together to strengthen the bonds between them, and help them conduct joint scientific research and technological and regional studies and application, in addition to expanding the size of students exchange between the two sides and support the establishment of Chinese language courses at universities and national institutions.

The cultural relations between the two countries witnessed a remarkable development in recent years, including holding Chinese Culture Festival in Qatar Cultural Village (Katara), as well as acrobatic ballet performed by the Shanghai Acrobatic Band at Doha.

The Embassy Organized the Art of Chinese Silk Exhibition, which showed the versatility to use Chinese silk in the areas of arts and fashion design over thousands of years, where a number of treasures of ancient and modern Chinese silk artifacts where exhibited. Tis activity was presented in collaboration with the National Museum of Silk.