Strengthening Ties in China

Beijing, China

On August 15, 2019 Li Chung (Sandi) Pei and Yulong Liu, Deputy Director of the Architectural Design and Research Institute at Tsinghua University (THAD), were invited to meet with representatives of The Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC).

The organization’s President, Xiaolin Li, welcomed the visitors. Vice President Yuan Xie then explained the importance of CPAFFC, which acts as a bridge between Chinese and foreign people. Xie said that CPAFFC would welcome the opportunity to work with PEI Architects and Tsinghua University in cultural fields, and to strengthen US-China relationships.

Li Chung Pei praised CPAFFC’s achievements in promoting US-China non-governmental collaborations. As a Chinese American, he looks forward to reinforcing the alliance with CPAFFC and other Chinese associations and to promoting mutual learning and culture exchanges between the two countries in the fields of architecture and art.