A post envelope presentation and stamping ceremony on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and China was held at the Embassy of Ukraine to China on February 28, 2012.
In his address to the audience H.E.Mr. Yuriy Kostenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to China, expressed satisfaction with the results achieved in bilateral political relations as well as in trade, econimic and cultural areas during past 20 years. He highly appreciated achievements of philatelic organizations and philatelists of the two countries in the development of cooperation in this important area of culture.
In their remarks Mr. Liu Yanming, Director-general of China Philatelic Company, and Mr. Su Fangqiu, counsellor of the Europe-Asia Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, pointed out that the event reflected efforts of both parties to develop bilateral relations and their expectations on the further extemtion of exchanges in the philatelic sphere for hte benefit of the development of cooperation and friendship between peoples of Ukraine and China.
The ceremony was attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, China Philatelic Company, former ambassadors and members of the diplomatic mission of China to Ukraine, diplomats of the Embassy of Ukraine to China, reporters of the Ukrainian and Chinese media”.