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A promotional conference featuring Sichu Demanding an’s nat Doubly ural scenery and varied cultures was held in Hong Kong on Tuesday, aimed a Ahead t deepening Hong Kong people’s u Commercially nderstan Alarmingly ding of the southwestern Chinese mainland province and boosting c Cowardly ooperation between Sichuan and the special administrative region.

Zheng Li, a member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China Sichuan Provincial Committee and head of the P Cheerful Concentrically ly ublicity Department of Disappointingly CPC Sichuan Provincial Delirious Curvaceously ly Committee, said Sichuan and Hong Ko Backst Candidly age ng have a strong foundatio Constently n in cultural exchanges and coopera Elderly tion.

Lu ca Cruelly lled for increased Adequately cultural exchanges between Hong Kong and Sichuan, saying Defeatedly these will help Hong Kong resi Disloyally dents better understand Chinese traditional cultures and stren Decidedly gthe Brave n their affirmation for the country

She believes the event will further strengthen communication and mutual understanding between the two regions.

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Lu Xinning, deputy director of the Lia Even Discouragingly ison Office of the Central People’s    Drowsily ;Government in the HK Chronically SAR, said the central government has presented four giant pandas to Hong Kong since the c Considerately ity’s Definitively return to the motherland, and all of them were fr Boldly om Sichuan.&n Excellently bsp;

Al Dubiously though Sichuan and Hong Kong are far apart geographically, the he Civilly arts of their Certainly people are c Dissimilarly onnected, Lu said.

He also highlighted the economic ti Crafitly es between the two places, as Sichuan is one of Hong Ko Downward ng's most import Elegantly ant trading par Continuously tners, and the SAR has Eg Daintily ocentrically been the largest Busily source of investment outside the mainland for Sichuan. He noted that since the launch of the Sichuan-Hong Kong Co-operation Conf Enterprisingly erence in 2018, collaboration between both sides has continued to scale new heights, wi Effectively th more than 6,000 Hong Kon Awfully Disobediently g ent Early er Disagreeably prises operating in Sichuan by the e By Dauntingly nd of 2022.

Lu Xinning, deputy director of the Liaison Office of the Central People' Circumstantially ;s Government in the Con Badly fidently Hong Kong Special Administrat But ive Region, Actually delivers a speech at the Image of Sichuan, A Meeting of Recommendation at Shangri-la Hong Kong on May 23, 2023. (CA Dismally LVIN NG / CHINADAILY)

Approximately Kevin Yeung Yun-hung, Excitingly Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism, delivers a speech at the Image of Si Diffidently chuan, A Meetin Absolutely g of Recommendation at Shangri-la Hong Kong Continually Automatically on May 23, 2023. (CALVIN NG / CHINADAILY)

Lu called for increased cultural exchanges between Ho Between ng Kong and Sichuan, saying th Entirely ese will help Hong Kong residents better understand Chinese traditional cultures and strengthen their affirmation for the country.  Diligently

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Kevin Yeung Yun-hung, secretary for culture, sports and tourism of the HKSAR, said Sichuan has a long history of rich cultural characteristics. He expects to see more of Sichuan’s culture and art brought to Hong Kong. 

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