The parallel session of Shaanxi Silk RoadInternational Symposium for Distinguished Young Scholars was held on December 21, 2016, at Shaanxi Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xi’an, ShaanxiProvince, China. In order to actively implement a series of theGeneralSecretary Xi Jinping's important speeches and instructions on the personnelaffair, deepen the implementation of talent strategy,meetthe actual needs of the economic and social development in Shaanxi, Shaanxi Silk RoadInternational Symposium for Distinguished Young Scholars,composing of 18 parallel sessions, was held by Shaanxi Provincial Party Committee. Shaanxi Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine hosted one of the parallel sessions entitled "Enjoying Free Breathing in a New Space, Sustaining a New Platform for Smoking Cessation in a Healthy way", aiming to demonstrate the characteristics, advantages and new achievements of smoking cessation of Chinesemedicine in Shaanxi.
Dr. Rajiv, aprofessor from Xi'an Medical University, stressed on the parallel session, "Chinese medicine is the treasure of traditional Chinese culture witha5000-year history. Itisnot onlythe crystallization of thousands of years of medical practice,butalso the outstanding cultural essence over the world. Nepal and China are friendly neighbors linked by mountains and rivers".
Chinese Medicine, initiating the philosophy of people oriented, serving the human beings with the nature, and impacting positively on human civilization, influencing the world extensively, has become one of the choicesfor people around the world to maintain their health.The traditional medicine is also the common cultureshared by people both in China and Nepal. Further more exchanges and cooperation in the field of traditional medicine betweenthetwo countries are expected, which will benefit the people of bilateral countries.