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Swaraj’s China visit: Unveils Chinese version of India's diplomacy magazine

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Beijing (Feb. 01, 2015): India Sunday launched its flagship diplomacy magazine in Chinese language to give "interesting" information about the country's rich culture and tradition.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, on her maiden visit to the coummunist nation for bilateral talks, took the opportunity to unveil the Chinese version of 'India Perspectives'.

The magazine is printed in 15 languages now and is circulated in as many as 170 countries "disseminates interesting information about India's rich culture and tradition", according to the details available on its website.

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin took to microblogging site Twitter to convey the news.

"Yindu shijiao - #IndiaPerspectives @IndianDiplomacy's Flagship Magazine is now available in Chinese," he tweeted, including a photograph of the magazine's cover in Chinese language.

"Soft power. India Perspectives now in Chinese. Minister @SushmaSwaraj launches 1st edition in Beijing," Akbaruddin said in another tweet.

The MEA also posted on its Facebook page a photograph of Swaraj unveiling the magazine in its Chinese version.

The magazine "balances a unique visual appeal with articles that talk about how India is embracing contemporary trends in art and lifestyle, along with the new strides being taken in the fields of science and technology", the website information reads.