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HK sets up cultural committee to foster exchange with Taiwan

08-11-2010 08:47 BJT

HONG KONG, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region announced Tuesday the appointment of 11 members to the newly established HK-Taiwan Cultural Cooperation Committee (HKTCCC) aiming at fostering exchange with Taiwan.

Established under the Hong Kong-Taiwan Economic and Cultural Co- operation and Promotion Council (ECCPC), the HKTCCC will help strengthen cooperation between Hong Kong and Taiwan in sections of arts, culture and creative industries, and encourage exchange of views and information on issues of mutual concern, the government spokesman said.

The HKTCCC will perform as the HK counterpart of the cultural co-operation committee under the Taiwan-Hong Kong Economic and Cultural Co-operation Council in Taiwan.

Fredric Mao Chun-fai, founder and director of Performing Arts Asia, who is well acquainted with the arts and cultural scenes in the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan, has been appointed the convener of the HKTCCC, said the spokesman.

All members were appointed for a term of two years.

 

Editor:Yang Jie |Source: Xinhua

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