On the afternoon of April 9, a grand ceremony took place at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing to launch a bilingual book – Min Thu Wun’s Affinity with China – in Chinese and Myanmar languages. The President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Htin Kyaw attended the ceremony with his wife Su Su Lwin, where he unveiled the new book and delivered a keynote speech.
Min Thu Wun, President U Htin Kyaw’s father, was a famous poet and literary critic of Myanmar. This new book is a collection of the works that Min Thu Wun had translated and written, an important reflection of the cultural exchanges between China and Myanmar. The launch of the new book is another grand event of the cultural exchanges between the two countries.
The book launch ceremony was organized by China International Publishing Group (CIPG) and hosted by China Report ASEAN. More than 70 guests from government departments, press, media and academia of both countries attended the ceremony.