Reception Celebrating 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations of China and Ukraine was Held in Beijing
On February 28th, 2017, Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) held a reception in Beijing to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between People's Republic of China and Ukraine. Vice Chairperson of CPPCC Lin Wenyi, Deputy Secretary General of the CPPCC, Zhang Qiujian, Assistant Foreign Minister Qian Hongshan, Vice President of CPAFFC Song Jingwu, Dyomin, Ambassador of Ukraine attended the reception.
At the reception, Vice President of CPAFFC Song Jingwu, and Ambassador Dyomin delivered speeches respectively. Vice Chairperson Lin Wenyi, together with Ambassador Dyomin, unveiled the commemorative envelope for the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Ukraine and Lin wenyi presented the envelope as a gift to Ambassador Dyomin. Ambassador Dyomin conferred the medal of “People’s Ambassador”, issued by Ukraine's first president Kravchuk, on Yuan Xikun, member of the Standing Committee of CPPCC National Committee as well as curator of Beijing Jintai Art Museum.
About sixty representatives attended the ceremony, including the representatives from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Commerce and other central ministries, former Chinese ambassador to Ukraine, diplomats and representatives of the Chinese Embassy in Ukraine, the representatives from all social circles and media etc..
Vice Chairman Lin Wenyi unveils the commemorative envelope and presents it as a gift to Ambassador Dyomin
Vice President of CPAFFC Song Jingwu delivers a speech
Ambassador Dyomin delivers a speech
Ambassador Dyomin confers the medal to Yuan Xikun