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Chinese Embassy welcomes Chinese Language students in a China Day event this afternoon

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 23/10/2019

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Kingdom of Tonga this afternoon hosted students from Tonga High School and Tonga College as part of their China Day Event which emphasized the theme “Bridge our hearts through Chinese”.

The Acting Ambassador – Yang Zhaohui welcomed the teachers and students along with representatives from the Ministry of Education and Training with several displays and performances for the guests along with interactive activities for the students to display their progress in the Chinese Language. Tonga High School and Tonga College are the only two high schools in Tonga where the Chinese Language is being taught.

Yang Zhaohui emphasized the friendly relationship between Tonga and China over the years which has seen over 200 Tongan students get the chance for further study in China along with several other initiatives that have helped in the country’s development.

He encouraged the students that although it may be difficult to learn the language, but the benefits of speaking the language will make it worthwhile.

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