BEIJING — State Councilor Yang Jiechi urged overseas Chinese language and culture workers to upgrade their education on Dec 7.
Yang made the remarks when meeting with representatives of the third World Chinese Language and Culture Education Conference.
Yang said overseas Chinese language and culture education should be improved to play a greater role in promoting the Chinese culture and the friendship between Chinese people and the people of other nations.
The two-day conference, which opened on Dec 7, has been organized by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council.
It has attracted about 600 representatives from about 50 nations and regions.