December 12, 1964
Cable from the Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee, ‘Regarding the Issue of Sending Experts in Woodcarving and Ivory to Mali’
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Extract of Instructions from the Foreign Affairs Office of the State Council to the Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee
Report No. 64 1831
8 December 1964
Contents: Regarding the Issue of Sending Experts in Woodcarving and Ivory to Mali
On 11 December , Comrade Li Yimang said:
"[I] agree. Candidates selection should [treat both] political [appropriateness] and technical skill [as being] important. After going to Mali, oversight and leadership should be strictly under the [authority of the] Embassy [of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Mali's] Cultural Office.”
Office of the Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee
12 December 1964
The Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee decides that Chinese experts in Mali must be both politically reliable and technically skilled.
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