Qingdao and its Mexican sister city held a lighting ceremony to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Mexico

2022-05-29 0 By

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Mexico.Chinese President Xi Jinping and His Mexican counterpart Leopoldo Lopez exchanged congratulatory messages on the anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties on February 14, stressing that China is willing to work with Mexico side by side to build on past achievements and forge ahead in the future to enrich the connotation of China-Mexico comprehensive strategic partnership.To deepen china-Mexico friendship, the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries launched a nationwide event to light up sister cities. Qingdao and Acapulco, as the first pair of sister cities between China and Mexico, took an active part in the event and jointly held a lighting ceremony for city landmarks.In Qingdao, on February 14, 19, 369 meters high city landmarks Qingdao guosen Haitian center with the national flags of the two countries of red green color light up the night under the fushan bay, “celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Mexico” and “Qingdao, China – Acapulco, Mexico” “sister celebrate friendship evergreen” bold word towering clouds, dazzling and dazzing,To display the sincere traditional friendship between China and Mexico;China Railway Qingdao Center Tower will display the unique architectural patterns of Qingdao and Acapulco, and broadcast a congratulatory message on the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Mexico.Many people stopped to watch and recorded the special moment with their mobile phones.On the other side of the Pacific Ocean, The Mexican city of Acapulco lit up its most distinctive historical building, the San Diego Castle Museum, in Chinese red from February 10, local time. A grand ceremony was held on February 13, local time to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Mexico and the establishment of the city.Mayor Abelina Lopez delivered a speech at the scene, saying that she will continue to deepen cooperation with Qingdao as a sister city to benefit the people of the two cities and boost china-Mexico friendship.Locals celebrated the occasion with Mexican fervour, singing and dancing.Acapulco is a famous seaside tourist city in Mexico.Qingdao and Acapulco became sister cities in 1985 and have carried out extensive cooperation in the fields of economy and trade, tourism, culture and other fields.Qingdao has also participated many times in the city’s most important festival event, the China Boat Festival.Mountains are high and rivers are long.Qingdao will further deepen local exchanges and cooperation with Acapulco in the fields of culture, education, economy and trade, tell the Qingdao chapter of the Chinese Story well and carry forward the China-Mexico friendship.