On June 3, 2018, Zhang Baowen, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People's Congress, former chairman of the China Democratic League, and vice chairman of the China Association for the Promotion of Peaceful Reunification, came to Qingtian County and visited the Ante Group Ni Dongfang Art Museum.
Lishui City People’s Congress Deputy Director Zheng Liping, Qingtian County Mayor Zhou Heping, Qingtian County People’s Congress Director Ji Lihua, Silk Road International Cooperation Committee Chairman Cao Zhihui, Ante Group Chairman Liu Jianwu and Ni Dongfang Art Museum Director Liu Jianwu and others greeted them.
Ni Dongfang, a master of Chinese arts and crafts, a master of arts and crafts in the Asia-Pacific region, and honorary curator of the Ni Dongfang Art Museum, explained his stone carving art works and creative thoughts. Vice Chairman Zhang Baowen expressed his appreciation.
Liu Jianwu, chairman of Ante Group and curator of Ni Dongfang Art Museum, introduced the unique skills of Qingtian stone carving-carving, the historical development of Qingtian stone carving and the contribution of overseas Chinese in Qingtian to the museum.
Hua Jiaxiong, deputy curator of Ni Dongfang Art Museum, introduced the origin, purpose and basic situation of the museum, as well as the types and distribution of Qingtian rough stones.
Vice Chairman Zhang Baowen said: Museum is a career that benefits the country and the people, and Ni Dongfang Museum is the pride of Qingtian people. I hope you will develop towards high quality on a large-scale basis.
Finally, Vice Chairman Zhang Baowen attended the "Belt and Road" Qingtian Cultural Development Forum co-sponsored by Ni Dongfang Art Museum and the Silk Road International Cooperation Working Committee.
Lishui City People’s Congress Deputy Director Zheng Liping, Qingtian County County Mayor Zhou Heping, Qingtian County People’s Congress Director Ji Lihua, Master Ni Dongfang, Chairman of the Silk Road International Cooperation Committee Cao Zhihui, and Ante Group Chairman Liu Jianwu attended the forum.