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Ecuador donates its literary works to the National Library of China

Ecuador donates its literary works to the National Library of China

Posted by Dubraswka Aguilar on June 23, 2014

The Embassy of Ecuador in Beijing donated today 158 copies of Ecuador's literary work to the National Library of China, one of the largest in the world, as part of the dissemination of culture and traditions of this South American country.

In the ceremony, the Ecuadorian ambassador to Beijing, José María Borja, stressed the need for the Chinese public has an increasing number of sources of information about Ecuador, given the increasing cultural exchange between both countries .

The director of the largest library in China, Han Yongjin, stressed that with this donation Chinese readers may have better access to knowledge from Ecuador through culture, "the universal language people. "

The National Library of China has 32 million copies and is the second most visited library in the world (5.2 million people per year), only behind the New York Public Library. 80 percent of its works are digitized, and annually acquires more than 10 million publications, of which about 10 percent are foreign works.

 



 

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