Chinese embassy celebrates Spring Festival with senior immigrants in Mongolia
ULAN BATOR, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese New Year celebration for senior Chinese immigrants in Mongolia was held here on Monday.
During the event, the Chinese Embassy in Mongolia and the Union of Chinese Immigrants in Mongolia gave flour, rice, fruits, sunflower oil, blankets and other necessities worth 20 million Mongolian tughriks (about 7,547 U.S. dollars) to 50 Chinese immigrants in the country.
Chinese Ambassador to Mongolia Xing Haiming noted that as 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of China-Mongolia diplomatic ties, the two sides will organize many activities this year to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation and deepen the friendship between the two peoples.
"There are many Chinese immigrants living and working in Mongolia. We will support you all the way," Xing said, wishing immigrants good health and happiness in the upcoming year of the Pig.
Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the most important holiday in China, which comes on Feb. 5 this year.