Mali requests that China dispatch experts in wood carving, ivory carving, and jewelry making.
October 8, 1964
Cable from the Chinese Embassy in Mali, ‘Regarding the Matter of Sending Handicraft Teachers'
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Cable Sent by the Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee
Approved by: Chen Zhongjing
Category: Extremely Urgent
Regarding the Matter of Sending Handicraft Teachers [to Mali]
To the [Chinese] Embassy in Mali:
[We have] received your cable of 11 September. [We have] been unable to choose a jewelry expert. Ivory and wood carving experts have been chosen. But choosing translators has been difficult. [They will] not be able to be sent this year.
Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee
8 October 
The Chinese Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee reports that Chinese experts in ivory and wood carving will "not be able to be sent" to Mali in 1964.
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