Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud sponsors on the third of April 2013, the opening ceremony of the 28th  National Festival of heritage and culture "Al-Janadriya" organized by the National Guard and started with the 39th Grand Annual camel race and the rhetorical and artistic concert .
 
This was announced by Deputy Chief of National Guard Assistant Vice Chairman of Higher Committee of the festival, Mr. Abdulmohsen bin Abdulaziz Altwaijri while attending a press conference held today on behalf of His Royal Highness Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State Cabinet Member Chief of National Guard Chairman of Higher Committee of the National Festival for Heritage The culture in which he highlighted the most prominent activities and programs of the festival in the presence of Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Kingdom of Mr. Lee Ching as China is the guest of honor for this year's festival.
 
the Deputy Chief of the National Guard Assistant Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Committee of the festival, welcomed the Chinese Ambassador and the People's Republic of China as the guest of honor of the National Festival for Heritage and Culture this year.
 
he said, "The festival this year will be memorable through the various events and activities it offers. And around 300 thinker and writer has been invited from various countries around the world, taking part in enriching the cultural activity, which will include a number of events in several cities to discuss different cultural themes."
 
Deputy Chief of National Guard Assistant Vice Chairman of Higher Committee of the National Festival for Heritage and Culture described People's Republic of China participation n the festival as a guest of honor, as valuable addition to the festival, taking into consideration its add quality as an ancient history unique heritage and civilization. This participate comes hand in hand with the grand goal sought by the Custodian of the Two Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in its international relations, which is meeting of cultures, exchange of experiences that support the human dimension and spread harmony and peace in the world.
 
from his part, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Kingdom Lee Ching conveyed his country pleasure in participating in this major cultural event and expressed his hope that the Chinese participation will attain the visitors of festival satisfaction, praising the Islamic civilization and its contribution in the cultural and scientific fields saying,
"The Saudi people stand today amid  the construction and extension of this ancient Islamic civilization that served the entire world."
He stressed that China's participation comes under the slogan " China is a country shining beauty " reflects  the image of ancient and modern China an image that links Chinese civilization with the Islamic civilization where the exhibition reflects the real image that play a role in increasing mutual understanding between the two peoples.
 
At the end of the press conference, HE Mr. Abdulmohsen Tuwaijri and Chinese Ambassador answered the  questions of  journalists and audience.
 
It is worth mentioning that more than "300" thinker and writer from around the world is participating in the National Festival for Heritage and Culture this year,  to discuss the cultural events about "Kingdom and international balance axes (Islam .. power .. Peace)" and Arab issues in political talk shows objectivity credibility and professionalism.  And Political Islam movements, the enlightenment movement in the Arab world . And the failure of the Renaissance, the national capital and savings, sustainable development, and financial and administrative corruption and sustainable development in the Arab world, and China as well as the future of the relationship with the Arab world and the Arabic language and the challenges of identity.