Nothing, even high mountains and deep oceans, can block cultural and people-to-people exchanges.
Titled "Tota Italia -- Origins of a Nation," it features 503 pieces of precious antiques from 26 museums across Italy. The exhibition will last until Oct. 9.
Noting China and Italy are outstanding representatives of Eastern and Western civilizations, Xi said that the exhibition will show the rich Italian culture with a variety of precious antiques and relics.
Some Italian businesspeople who participated in WWSE online want to seek more opportunities in China due to the rapidly-developing digital services and the upcoming Olympic Winter Games early next year.
He said that currently the momentum of China-Europe relations is good in general, but is also suffering various instigations and even sabotage by external forces.