Minister of Youth and Sports Iruthisham Adam has said that the students and staff of today must follow the examples set by countries like China and try their level best to love and feel proud of our own culture

21 February 2017 - 00:02

Minister of Youth and Sports Iruthisham Adam has said that the students and staff of today must follow the examples set by countries like China and try their level best to love and feel proud of our own culture.


Speaking as the chief Guest on the ceremony held on Tuesday night at the Olympus Theater celebrating Chinese New Year, Minister Iruthisham has said that the culture and traditions of a country is directly related to its freedom and that since Maldives is a country with a rich culture, the Maldivian youth must work to maintain our cultural significance.


In addition to this Minister has said that Maldives and China have a strong bond and that this bond has strengthened further under President Yameen’s government. She has also said that China is a country that has assisted Maldives on numerous occasions in a variety of fields.


 


The show was performed by The Jiangsu Cultural Performing Group. The Ambassador of China, Ministry officials and a large number of Maldivian and Chinese citizens attended this ceremony held in celebration of the Chinese New Year.