The Sixth Sino-Russian “Yangtze-Volga Rivers” Youth Forum, sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and hosted by Hunan Province, opened in Hunan University on July 16 with the presentation of the visual feast full of humanity, dance rhyme and talent in poetry and painting such as Arts Cross Rivers, Best Youth, Pen Friendship between China and Russia Spanning 56 Years. Wang Yong, State Councilor of China, Mashkovtsev, deputy plenipotentiary representative of the Russian President’s delegation to the Federal District along the Volga River, and leaders of Hunan and Jiangxi provinces attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches. More than 300 young delegates from 6 provinces and cities in the middle and upper reaches of the Yangtze River in China and 14 municipalities in the Volga River Basin in Russia gathered here to carry out a rich and colorful exchange and learning journey in 12 days. A delegation of 30 young people from Chongqing, co-led by Chongqing Municipal Government and Chongqing Education Commission, attended the forum.
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