• Short Summary

    CHINA, PEKING

    THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT IS WHOLEHEARTEDLY COMMITTED TO THE POLICY OF OPENING TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD AND BOOSTING CHINA'S TOURIST INDUSTRY, STATE COUNCILLOR GO ???

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    GV PAN China International Tourism Conference Hall in Peking 0.08
    SV Officials seated at conference (6 shots) 0.41
    SCU Conference officials speaking (MANDARIN SOT) 0.57
    SV PAN Western conference delegates seated 1.04
    GV PAN Conference delegates listening to officials speaking (8 shots) 2.03
    SV Document being handed by Chinese official to Western official as audience applauds (3 shots) 2.19
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    Background: CHINA, PEKING

    THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT IS WHOLEHEARTEDLY COMMITTED TO THE POLICY OF OPENING TO THE OUTSIDE WORLD AND BOOSTING CHINA'S TOURIST INDUSTRY, STATE COUNCILLOR GO ??? SAID HERE THIS MORNING.

    THE OFFICIAL'S REMARKS CAME AT THE OPENING SESSION OF THE 1983 CHINA INTERNATIONAL TOURISM CONFERENCE -- FIRST OF ITS KIND -- WHICH WAS ATTENDED BY 1,200 CHINESE AND FOREIGN TOURISM OFFICIALS.

    AMONG THE PARTICIPANTS AT THE OPENING SESSION OF THE CONFERENCE, SPONSORED BY THE CHINA NATIONAL TOURISM ADMINISTRATION AND THE CIVIL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION OF CHINA (CAAC) WERE WAN LI, CHINESE VICE-PREMIER, LIAO CHENGZHI, VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL PEOPLE'S CONGRESS, ROBERT C. LONATI, SECRETARY-GENERAL, OF THE WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION, GOVERNMENT TOURISM MINISTERS AND SENIOR OFFICIALS, MANAGERS AND EXECUTIVES OF 464 TRAVEL AGENCIES AND FOREIGN JOURNALISTS FROM 45 COUNTRIES AND REGIONS.

    WITH A HISTORY DATING BACK 5,000 YEARS, GO ??? SAID. CHINA HAS NUMEROUS BEAUTIFUL SPOTS AND PLACES OF HISTORICAL INTEREST ACROSS ITS VAST LAND.

    +WE WARMLY WELCOME PEOPLE OF OTHER COUNTRIES TO CHINA TO ENJOY.+ HE SAID.

    THE CHINESE STATE COUNCILLOR SAID THAT, AS AN IMPORTANT ECONOMIC UNDERTAKING. THE TOURIST (INDUSTRY HAS ALSO PROMOTED FRIENDLY EXCHANGES AMONG THE PEOPLE OF VARIOUS COUNTRIES. THESE INCLUDE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC, CULTURAL, SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL EXCHANGES, AND THE MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING AND FRIENDSHIP AMONG THE PEOPLE OF VARIOUS COUNTRIES.

    +AS A SOCIALIST COUNTRY,+ GO ??? SAID, +CHINA IS COMPARATIVELY UNDERDEVELOPED ECONOMICALLY. HE STARTED TOURISM RATHER LATE AND FACILITIES AND TRANSPORT AND OTHER SERVICES IN SOME PLACES ARE STILL NOT SATISFACTORY.+ +WE SHALL REDDOUBLE OUR EFFORTS TO IMPROVE ALL THIS,+ HE STRESSED.

    HE CALLED ON CHINESE TOURISM ORGANIZATIONS TO STRENGTH THEIR CONTACTS WITH THE WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION AND THEIR FOREIGN COUNTERPARTS, TO MAKE USE OF THEIR VALUABLE EXPERIENCE AND TO WORK HARD TO IMPROVE CHINA'S TOURIST INDUSTRY.

    ADDRESSING THE OPENING SESSION. WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION SECRETARY-GENERAL ROBERT C. LONATI AND TOURISM MINISTER OF THE PHILIPPINES JOSE ASPIRAS EXPRESSED THE BELIEF THAT TOURISM SERVES TO POSTER BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE WORLD AND SUCH A GATHERING IS SURE TO BE BENEFICIAL TO ALL.

    DURING THE FIVE-DAY CONFERENCE, CHINESE TOURISM OFFICIALS WILL BRIEF THEIR FOREIGN COUNTERPARTS ON CHINA'S TOURISM RESOURCES, POLICIES AND DEVELOPMENT AND WILL HOLD DISCUSSIONS ON TOURISM COOPERATION. SOME FOREIGN TOURISM OFFICIALS WILL SPERK ABOUT THE TRADE IN THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES AND THE WORLD AS A WHOLE.

    AN EXHIBITION IS STAGED BY TOURISM DEPARTMENTS FROM 25 CHINESE PROVINCES, MUNICIPALITIES AND AUTONOMOUS REGIONS AT THE CONFERENCE, SHOWING PICTURES AND MODELS OF TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN THESE AREAS. CHINESE ARTS AND CRAFTS AND TOURISM SOUVENIRS ARE ON SALE AND DISPLAY. END ITEM

    Source: C.C.T.V 1" VIDEO TAPE

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3CNBOJBTYVMW9CFBZJ71B3447
    Media URN:
    VLVA3CNBOJBTYVMW9CFBZJ71B3447
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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