A delegation of 55 young officers, university students and journalists from the Philippines and Fujian province visit Xiamen from Oct 24 to 26. [Photo/fo.xm.gov.cn]
A delegation of 55 young officers, university students and journalists from the Philippines and Fujian province visited the province's second-largest city, Xiamen, from Oct 24 to 26.
The first Philippines-China (Fujian) Youth Friendly Exchange Program was launched by Fujian's Foreign Affairs Office, China's consulate general in Cebu and Davao, and the Friends of the Philippines Foundation Oct 19.
Members of the program will tour six cities in the two country over two weeks: the Philippines' Manila, Cebu and Davao and China's Fuzhou, Xiamen and Quanzhou.
They will visit renowned universities and local governmental agencies to learn about the history, culture and traditions of the cities to strengthen mutual understanding.
Xiamen recently donated 105 books to its sister city in the Philippines, Cebu, to celebrate Cebu-Xiamen Friends Day which falls on Oct 26.
Elod Tasnady, consulate general of Hungary in Shanghai, visited Xiamen, Fujian province from Sept 25 to 26 to seek business cooperation with the Chinese city.