From May 27thto June 5th, Shaanxi Provincial Friendship Association joined in theSino-Korean Youth Friendship Envoy Delegation organized by China National Friendship Association and paid a visit to South Korea. This year marks the 20thanniversary of the Sino-Korean Diplomatic Relations, the visit of the delegation will further enhance the exchanges and cooperation between the youths of the two countries, and carried on some special significance for the elevation of the bilateral friendship between the two countries.
During the visit, the delegation paid a visit to Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade as well as Korea Tourism Organization, attended lectures on Sino-Korean relations and the development of the tourism industry, and carried out some interactive exchanges.When they visited South Mountain Tower of Seoul, Myeong-dong and Gangnam-gu, they did learn that South Korea was advanced in urban management, in promoting compulsory education, in developing the medical and health sector and some other fields. At Yeosu, they went to the 2012 Yeosu World Expo, mainly visited the Aquarium and theme pavilions, which enabled them to understand better the theme of “The living Ocean and Coast”.At the cultural center of Dosan College, the Chinese Youths experienced by themselves the heritages and development of traditional Chinese Confucianism in Korean culture. In addition, the Museum of Natural History, Green Tea Museum and Hsu Fu Park fully displayed the different aspects of the life of the traditional Korean people, which made it easier for the delegation members to understand the long-standing history of friendly exchanges between the two countries.