Foreign envoy explores Chinese New Year vibe in Liaocheng
(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2023-01-20Print Print
As Spring Festival is just around the corner, Liaocheng in Shandong province is immersed in a dense festive atmosphere.
Nalika Kodikaranv (middle), commercial counselor of the Sri Lankan Embassy in China, promotes Sri Lankan products via livestreaming in Liaocheng on Jan 18. [Photo/Liaocheng Daily]
Nalika Kodikaranv, commercial counselor of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing, paid a visit to Liaocheng from Jan 17 to 18, just ahead of Spring Festival, to explore the city's unique culture and to promote the mutual understanding and friendship between the two sides.
Nalika visited a traditional market fair and a historical building in Liaocheng. During the trip she experienced the intangible cultural heritage items of Liaocheng, learned about the city's folk customs, sampled the local special snacks, and participated in a livestreaming sales event to promote Sri Lankan specialties.
Nalika Kodikaranv visits the ancient town area in Liaocheng on Jan 17. [Photo/Liaocheng Daily]
"Liaocheng is very charming city, with rich cultural tourism resources and specialties. We have a large number of special products such as black tea, printing and dyeing products and sapphire. We look forward to more business cooperation and cultural exchanges with Liaocheng," said the commercial counselor.
Nalika Kodikaranv learns about Liaocheng's intangible cultural heritage items. [Photo/Liaocheng Daily]
Nalika Kodikaranv promotes Sri Lankan products to domestic customers. [Photo/Liaocheng Daily]