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Chinese Tibetologists hold seminar with Chinese community in Toronto

09-06-2010 14:19 BJT

TORONTO, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- A delegation of Chinese specialists in Tibetan study held a seminar with Chinese community in the largest Canadian city on Sunday.

The Chinese specialists briefed the local Chinese community and media on the achievements and progress Tibet has made in the fields of economy, social security, cultural preservation and education.

Li Yan, director of the Confucius Institute of University of Waterloo, told Xinhua that it is very important for presenting a real Tibet in foreign languages including English and French.

Zha Luo, head of the delegation and associate professor with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said that the Chinese community showed interest in Tibet's development and expressed their hope to go to Tibet for an academic research.

"We hope they will come to China to experience the true Tibet so as to correct all the misunderstanding and prejudice toward Tibet," he told Xinhua.

The Chinese delegation arrived here Saturday as the second leg of its North America tour just after Vancouver. They will also visit Ottawa, New York, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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