“Moving in the global ecological civilization, where men would have a very positive relationship with nature, is very poetic. It’s the way the Chinese are moving. I respect that very much and it’s also very much appealing,” said Patrick Nijs, a former Belgian ambassador to China who has now settled in Kunming.
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