the two countries every year,and China and the US have become each other’s largest and second-largest sources of international students.
“The year 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and the United States. Over these decades, there has been a ma
rvelous growth in people-to-people contacts and ties between our two countries. As we now look forward to the co
ming decades, the friendship between our two peoples will continue to be the very foundation of relations between our tw
o great countries. That’s why we invite you, invite all our friends all over the United States to come and share with us y
our most memorable stories with China. Together we will build stronger ties between our peoples. And with your per
sonal stories, you will help make history,” said Cui Tiankai, Chinese ambassador to the US.
“People are the most interesting stories behind a sound bilateral relationship, and picture
s are a strong testimony to such relations,” said Zhou Shuchun, publisher and editor-in-chief of China Daily. “At
China Daily, especially with our newly launched Global Edition, we are committed to bridging the gap of u
nderstanding through powerful people stories. I believe when we see your photos and hear the stories which go with th
em, we will better understand the essence of China-US relations, which is really about people,” Zhou said.