Olympic Day Run in Rain
(CIKU, June 23) Nepal Olympic Committee organized
a long distance run today. Chinese Ambassador, His Excellency,
Mr. Zheng Xianglin, Minister of Education, Mr. Pradip, and Sports
men from all fields attended the event. Two teachers from Confucius
Institute are invited by the President of Nepal Olympic Committee
to participate in the event.
The run started from the National Stadium and
stopped at the Durbar Square, covering more than 2 kilometers.
His Excellency, Mr. Zheng Xianglin finished all the run in the
drizzle, which expressed wordlessly his love and support for Beijing
Olympic Games. After the run, he delivered a speech, in which
he emphasized the significance of Olympic and told us formally
that the Olympic Torch has already been put on the Peak, the Everest
that is shared by the two neighbour countires.
Every year on Olympic Day, the National Olympic
Committee organizes a run. Olympic Games will be held this year
in Beijing, so Vice President, Mr. Sita Ram Maskey invited two
teachers from Confucius Institute to participate in. It is the
first time that Chinese People are invited to run on Olympic Day
in Nepal, which shows Nepali people's support for Beijing Olympic
and their good will.
After contacts for several times, teachers from
Confucius Institute at Kathmandu University will offer a special
Crash Course for Nepalese athletes, coaches, and officers who
are going to Beijing in August to take part in Olympic Games.
This is one of Chinese teachers' efforts in supporting Beijing
Olmypic Games .