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Chinese Embassy in S.Africa celebrates China’s 67th National Day

(People's Daily Online)  Sissy Zhang  2016-09-28 10:51


The Chinese Embassy in South Africa holds a National Day reception celebrating the 67th National Day of the People’s Republic of China in Pretoria, South Africa on September 27th, 2016. Chinese Ambassador to South Africa Tian Xuejuan (L) and South Africa’s Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu (L2) learn to tie a traditional Chinese knot. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Sissy Zhang)

Pretoria, Sep 27 (People’s Daily Online) - The Chinese Embassy in South Africa held a National Day reception on Tuesday, celebrating the 67th National Day of the People’s Republic of China.

Chinese Ambassador to South Africa Tian Xuejuan, South Africa’s Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Basic Education Angelina Motshekga, Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson attended the reception as top representatives of the both countries. Around 600 people from all walks of life in South Africa were invited to join the event.



Spouse of the Ambassador and Counsellor Qiao Jie (R) and South Africa’s First Lady Tobeka Madiba Zuma (L) walk through an exhibition of Sino-SA relationship at the 67th National Day reception of the People’s Republic of China in Pretoria, South Africa on September 27th, 2016. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Sissy Zhang)

Decorating with red lanterns, the Embassy also displayed China’s interaction, collaboration and close relationship with South Africa by multimedia, photo exhibition, and stands of Chinese enterprises investing in South Africa. Guests were also entertained by artists from Goede Hoop Marimba Band and China’s Yunnan Art Troupe.

Chinese Ambassador to South Africa Tian Xuejuan addressed the 67th National Day reception of the People’s Republic of China in Pretoria, South Africa on September 27th, 2016. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Sissy Zhang)

Minister of Small Business Development of South Africa Lindiwe Zulu delivers her speech at the 67th National Day reception of the People’s Republic of China in Pretoria, South Africa on September 27th, 2016. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Sissy Zhang)

Children from the Goede Hoop Marimba Band perform at the 67th National Day reception of the People’s Republic of China in Pretoria, South Africa on September 27th, 2016. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Sissy Zhang)

Chinese enterprises investing in South Africa display their local products and development at the 67th National Day reception of the People’s Republic of China in Pretoria, South Africa on September 27th, 2016. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Sissy Zhang)
 
The Chinese Embassy in South Africa holds a National Day reception celebrating the 67th National Day of the People’s Republic of China in Pretoria, South Africa on September 27th, 2016. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Sissy Zhang)

Artists from China’s Yunnan Art Troupe perform at the 67th National Day reception of the People’s Republic of China in Pretoria, South Africa on September 27th, 2016. (Picture: People’s Daily Online / Sissy Zhang)