Recently, the Embassy has received letters of congratulation on the opening ceremony of the 29th Olympic Games from many Dutch people. Ambassador Zhang Jun wrote an open letter in reply to them.
In his letter, the Ambassador expressed his appreciation to these Dutch people and their kind words to the Olympic Games and its opening ceremony. He pointed out that the exciting moment of the opening ceremony not only belongs to China, but also the whole world. The successful beginning of the Beijing Olympic Games is the joint efforts of all the peoples. The Chinese people cherish the great opportunity of opening China to the world and further strengthening the friendship between China and the Netherlands.
The Ambassador also expressed his hope that the Beijing Olympic Games could come along as a success in a peaceful atmosphere.