The Beijing Winter Olympics embodies the aspiration of mankind to share a common destiny and overcome global challenges

2022-06-07 0 By

The theme slogan of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics “Together towards the future” reflects the aspiration of mankind to share a common destiny and overcome global challenges, Cambodian King Norohamo Sihamoni said in a written interview with Xinhua News Agency in Phnom Penh on Tuesday.His attendance at the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games upon invitation will further strengthen the traditional friendship, brotherly friendship and partnership between Cambodia and China.Sihamoni said there is no doubt that Beijing 2022 will do its best to provide athletes with quality services such as accommodation, catering, medical care, transportation, entertainment, fitness and business, and the hospitality of the Chinese people will also impress all participants.He believes that the Chinese people are capable of bringing a wonderful sporting event to the world.Sihamoni highly appreciated the theme slogan of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games “Together towards the future”.He said it shows mankind’s desire to share a common destiny and overcome global challenges.He said the slogan reflects the need for the world to work together for a better tomorrow, given the difficulties the world is facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.”Together for the Future” embodies the unity and collective effort, the core values and vision of the Olympic Movement and the pursuit of world unity, peace and progress.The slogan also reflects the key value of the Winter Paralympics, in particular the role of the Olympic Games in promoting social inclusion.Talking about bilateral relations, Sihamoni said that Since the historic meeting between King Sihanouk and Premier Zhou Enlai in April 1955 during the Asian-African Conference in Bandung, Indonesia, Cambodia and China have been old friends with close contact in all aspects.Over the past 60 years and more, Cambodia-China friendship has grown steadily.In order to help Cambodia fight COVID-19, China sent medical experts and provided anti-epidemic materials, especially vaccines.At present, more than 90% of the vaccines Cambodia receives come from China, which is a concrete manifestation of cambodia-China community of shared future.Despite the pandemic, bilateral cooperation continues to flourish and bilateral trade continues to grow.This year, the Free Trade Agreement signed by Cambodia and China came into force, covering a wide range of areas including trade, tourism, investment, transportation and agriculture.Sihamoni expects that as the two brotherly peoples continue to consolidate their cooperative relations, Cambodia and China will make greater contributions to regional peace, stability, development and prosperity and the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.