A delegation of Chinese Tibetologists ended their visit to Italy on Monday, during which they held talks with Italian politicians, economists and scholars and briefed them on the social and economic developments in Tibet.
The delegation, led by Zhu Xiaoming, deputy director-general of China's Tibetology Research Center, made a four-day visit starting from Friday in Italy at the invitation of Italy's China Foundation.
During the visit, the delegation gave an account of the history, the regional autonomous system, the freedom of religious belief and the development of cultural protection in Tibet.
They also disclosed to the Italian people the truth of the March 14 riot and briefed them on the negotiations between the Chinese central government and the Dalai Lama's representatives.
The Italians said with the introduction of the Chinese delegation, they had a new knowledge about Tibet and wished further communication between the two countries to provide more information on a true Tibet for the Italian people.
Finland will be the next stop for the delegation to visit.
(Xinhua News Agency November 18, 2008)