Shanghai Library signs letter of intent with British Library for future cooperation
The UK-China High-Level People-to-People Dialogue was held in London on December 7. Shortly before the dialogue began, Xiang Xiaowei, Minister Counselor of Cultural Affairs, Embassy of the People's Republic of China to the UK, on behalf of Shanghai Library, signed the Letter of Intent to co-operate on the exhibition “Treasures from the Literary Archive” with Caroline Brazie, Chief Librarian of the British Library. The signing was witnessed by China’s Assistant Minister of Culture Yu Qun and UK’s Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley.

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations at ambassadorial level between China and the UK. Under the strategic guide by the leaders of both countries, the Sino-British relations has entered a “golden era.” Since the UK-China High-Level People-to-People Dialogue was initiated five years ago, 50 cooperation agreements have been signed and 72 achievements made in education, science and technology, culture, health, sports, youth, tourism, news media and local partnerships. A lot of far-reaching brand projects have also been formed.