Chinese celebrate foundation day

China begins celebrating 64th anniversary of foundation day on Tuesday

Chinese celebrate foundation day

World Bulletin/News Desk

People's Republic of China has begun to celebrate the 64th anniversary of foundation day on Tuesday.

State officials attended formal celebration programs and placed a wreath at Tiananmen Square while many Chinese chose to take a vacation due to the 7-day-long national holiday.

Last year, state officials decided to unify national day and autumn holiday and created an 8-day-long national holiday. During that holiday, many Chinese flocked to railways so as to visit their families or take a vacation. This led to nine million passengers daily, a record number for China.

The Chinese Transportation Ministry expects 610 million people to travel during the national holiday and many are predicted to prefer railways.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 01 Ekim 2013, 13:16

Muhammed Öylek