Wen to meet film artists, writers to establish cultural bonds

Besides demonstrating his skills in martial art Tai Chi, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will also launch charm offensive during his India visit this week by meeting film stars, artists and writers.

Beijing: Besides demonstrating his skills
in martial art Tai Chi, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will also
launch charm offensive during his India visit this week by
meeting film stars, artists and writers in an attempt to
establish cultural bond between the two countries.

The invitees for a discussion would include film
personalities from Bollywood, literature, arts, dancing and
media, a Chinese official who briefed the media here on Wen`s
visit said.

The 68-year-old premier would also be taking time out
to show his Tai Chi skills to school students in New Delhi
besides interacting with them on Chinese calligraphy.

China is also dispatching a large group of artists to
take part in the ceremony to mark the end of the year-long
celebrations of 60th year of establishment of diplomatic
relations between the two countries, which would be attended
by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Wen.

The agreements to be signed during Wen`s visit to
India included MOUs to enhance people-to-people contacts in
various fields.

-PTI

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