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Guatemala minister visits Taiwan to promote cultural ties

2012/04/16 21:44:08

Taipei, April 16 (CNA) Guatemala's culture minister arrived in Taiwan Monday to promote bilateral cultural exchanges and attend the opening ceremony of an arts exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that day.

Carlos Enrique Batzin Chojoj was accompanied by three artists, whose works are on display at the exhibition featuring the culture of the Central American country, a diplomatic ally of Taiwan, the ministry said in a statement.

Batzin, who is visiting Taiwan for the first time, will attend the opening ceremony of the exhibition at the National Museum of History on Tuesday. The exhibition will run through May 20.

During a five-day visit, the minister will also call on officials from the Cabinet-level Council of Indigenous Peoples and the Government Information Office.

(By Elaine Hou)
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