Xinhua holds Chinese-Thai photo exhibition

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BANGKOK, 23 August 2011 – The Xinhua News Agency has invited people to visit its photo exhibition on Chinese-Thai relationship upon the 36th anniversary of the official diplomatic relations between the two countries. 

The photo exhibition has commended since Monday and will run until 26 August 2011 at Siam Paragon Shopping Complex. Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has been scheduled to preside over the opening ceremony at 9.00 hrs on Tuesday.

The exhibition displays over 100 photographs of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn as she travelled to China, and most of them have never been displayed in other places. Other photographs depict historical moments between the two countries.

The exhibition is organised to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the visit of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to China, the 36th anniversary of the Chinese-Thai diplomatic relations as well as the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Xinhua News Agency.

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn visited China for the first time in 1981 and she has visited all provinces of China in the past 30 years via 34 trips. In 2009, she was voted online by Chinese people as one of the top ten best international friends of China.