Minister Grace Fu makes visit to Beijing and Xi'an to discuss areas for cultural cooperation

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu (pictured) will be meeting China's Culture Minister Luo Shugang.
Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu (pictured) will be meeting China's Culture Minister Luo Shugang.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

SINGAPORE - Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu will be travelling to two cities in China from Monday (June 12) to Friday (June 16) to discuss areas for cultural cooperation, the ministry said in a release on Sunday.

"Singapore and China enjoy warm bilateral relations across a wide range of areas," the ministry added.

Ms Fu will be meeting China's Culture Minister Luo Shugang in Beijing. They will witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Singapore's National Heritage Board and China's Palace Museum.

Ms Fu will also attend a concert by the Singapore National Youth Chinese Orchestra and meet with counterparts in the sports and youth sectors.

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In Xi'an, Ms Fu will visit China's key museums and cultural institutions to better understand China's efforts in preserving its cultural relics and sites.