Phl to reconstruct pavilion in Fujian to promote trade, tourism
Rosalinda L. Orosa (The Philippine Star) - March 11, 2013 - 10:30pm

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The Philippine government will reconstruct in Xiamen, Fujian its pavilion at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai as part its trade and investment and tourism promotion effort, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said today.

The DFA said the Department of Tourism (DOT) signed an agreement with China's Longquan Group last March granting to the latter exclusive rights to reconstruct the Philippine Pavilion in China.

The Philippine government said the Philippine Pavilion can be used to host trade exhibits, showcase locally-made merchandise, and as venue for cultural performances to elicit greater interest in the country among traders, business people, investors and tourists from southern China.

The DFA said the it will take about six months to one year to reconstruct the Philippine Pavilion.   
 

CHINA DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM FUJIAN LONGQUAN GROUP PAVILION PHILIPPINE PHILIPPINE PAVILION WORLD EXPO XIAMEN XINHUA
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