"China Tibetan Culture Forum (Kathmandu)" will be held on December 19-20 in Kathmandu by China Association for Preservation and Development of Tibetan Culture (CAPDTC) and Nepal Arniko Society, with an aim of enhancing the understanding of the Nepalese people and international friends towards the outstanding Tibetan culture as well as promoting the bilateral friendly cultural exchanges between China and Nepal.
With the theme of "boosting the friendly exchanges between China and Nepal and promoting the preservation and development of Tibetan culture, the forum will invite representatives from different circles in Nepal for the opening ceremony, speech-delivering, academic exchanges and Tibet photo exhibition. Tibetologists and celebrities from China and Nepal will deliver speeches on the forum.
As a nationwide nonprofit public body granted as UN Consultative Status for Economic and Social Council, CAPDTC is founded on June 21,2004 as a non-governmental organization consisting of volunteers both from home and abroad who love Tibetan culture and care for its preservation and development.
The Association has 192 council members and has elected Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Vice Chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) as President. Ms. Liu Yandong, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee and CPPCC Vice Chairman, Mr. Raidi, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and Ji Xianlin, a famous scholar, are honorary presidents.