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China-Africa people-to-people interaction expands amid more cooperation

A teacher in Chinese costume from Rusinga School attends the unveiling ceremony of the Confucius Classroom at Rusinga School in Nairobi, Kenya, May 10, 2017. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

Relations between China and Africa have advanced significantly, in particular in recent years, in various fields, with bilateral cooperation expanding to broader frontiers, which are witnessed, campaigned and backed by their leaders and peoples.

A grand dragon boat racing, a traditional folk activity normally held during China’s Dragon Boat Festival which falls on Monday, kicked off in Uganda on Saturday, co-hosted by friendship associations of both countries.

This was the second time that the event carrying the the culture of the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival appeared in Uganda since it made debut in the country in May 2017.

China’s top political advisor Wang Yang, who concluded his four-day visit to Uganda on Saturday, and Ugandan Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi attended the opening ceremony of the event in Uganda’s southern city of Entebbe.

Wang, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, told the opening ceremony that the dragon boat racing in Uganda will again write a vivid story about the friendly exchanges between the two peoples CLICK TO READ MORE

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