China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Cultural Heritage Forum was held in Urumqi, Xinjiang, to strengthen trilateral exchanges in field of cultural heritage protection and expand tripartite cultural cooperation.
More than 20 officials and experts from three countries attended the forum and conducted extensive exchanges and discussions on archaeological research, protection concepts, protection measures and development technologies of cultural heritage, and the development direction of future cultural heritage protection and inheritance, according to a report of CRI.
Zhang Zhizhong, First Secretary of the Asian Department of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs pointed out in his opening speech that China, Pakistan and Afghanistan had a rich and splendid cultural heritage.
This forum is one of the pragmatic cooperation projects under the dialogue mechanism between the foreign ministers of three countries, he added.
As an important event in the field of cultural exchanges among the three countries and part of the “Asian Cultural Heritage Protection Action”, this forum aims to strengthen the friendly exchanges between the three countries in the field of cultural heritage protection and expand the tripartite cultural cooperation.