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UN chief sends new year´s message to Chinese people

Source: Xinhua | 01-24-2009 08:52

Special Report:   2009 Spring Festival

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday sent a message to the Chinese people and the ethnic Chinese across the world to wish them happy new year as the traditional Chinese Spring Festival draws near.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday sent a message to the Chinese people and the ethnic Chinese across the world to wish them happy new year as the traditional Chinese Spring Festival draws near.(Xinhua/Hou Jun)
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday sent a message to
the Chinese people and the ethnic Chinese across the world 
to wish them happy new year as the traditional Chinese Spring 
Festival draws near.(Xinhua/Hou Jun)

The message, written and signed by the UN secretary-general in Chinese, reads: "Happy new year to the Chinese people and all the ethnic Chinese all over the world!"

The Spring Festival, or China's Lunar New Year which falls on Monday this year, is China's most important annual event for family reunions.


Editor:Du Xiaodan