Aug 24, 2017, 12:32 PM
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IRNA-Xinhua Photo Exhibition opens in Beijing

Beijing, Aug 24, IRNA – Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) and Chinese official news agency Xinhua joint photo exhibition opened in the 24th China International Book Fair in Beijing on Thursday.

The ongoing exhibition is underway with the aim of promoting cooperation between the two media outlets.

The inaugural ceremony was attended by Liu Yunshan, one of the top leaders of the Communist Party of China, Iran's Ambassador to China Ali Asghar Khaji and head of Xinhua Cai Ming Zhhao as well as a number of Chinese cultural officials.

IRNA and Xinhua have put on display over 100 photos featuring the two countries' cultural, political, historical, and sports themes as well as natural attractions.

The event, organized in cooperation with Iran's Embassy and Chinese Organization of Radio, Television, Film and Publications continues for a week.

The ongoing photo exhibition also features a glimpse of Iran-China bilateral ties.

IRNA and Xinhua are also planning to hold another joint photo exhibition to mark Chinese cultural week in Tehran.

The agreement to hold photo exhibition was concluded during IRNA Chief Mohammad Khoddadi's visit to Beijing and his meeting with Xinhua chief in July.