Across America Over the Week (Dec 19 -Dec 25)

Updated: 2014-12-26 12:30

(China Daily USA)

Across America Over the Week (Dec 19 -Dec 25)

New York


From left: Tegegnework Gettu, undersecretary-general for the United Nations General Assembly and Conference Management; Liu Jieyi, China’s permanent representative to the UN; Chinese artist Wang Linxu; Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, UN high representative for the Alliance of Civilizations; and Kim Won-soo, assistant secretary-general and special adviser to the secretary general, attend the inauguration ceremony of the China Lounge at the UN General Assembly Building in New York on Monday. Two paintings by Wang are on permanent display in the foyer, whose renovation is sponsored by the Chinese government.LU HUIQUAN / FOR CHINA DAILY