Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong joins Pakistani hosts and guests including Deputy Chairman Senate of Pakistan Mirza Muhammad Afridi, President of PCFA Khyber Yousaf Ayub Khan and PCFA Khyber Secretary General Syed Ali Nawaz Gilani in cutting a birthday cake to celebrate the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China. The occasion was organized by Pakistan China Friendship Association Khyber Chapter at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa House, Islamabad on June 29, 2021. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY)
ISLAMABAD – The Communist Party of China (CPC) plays a vital role in China’s socio-economic development and the world can learn lessons from CPC’s work and initiatives, Ambassador of China to Pakistan Nong Rong said at a ceremony organized by Pakistan China Friendship Association Khyber Chapter at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa House, Islamabad on June 29.
Ambassador Nong encouraged more interaction to learn from each other’s experiences and to promote mutual understandings among people in both countries while appreciating the gesture of goodwill from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
Ambassador of China to Pakistan Nong Rong said the Chinese side will work further to advance people-to-people and cultural exchanges so as to help build a China-Pak community of shared future
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He said the Chinese side will work further to advance people-to-people and cultural exchanges so as to help build a China-Pak community of shared future. He later distributed Friendship Awards among people from various walks of life from the province for their contributions to promoting and strengthening of bilateral relations during the decades.
Earlier Deputy Chairman Senate of Pakistan Mirza Muhammad Afridi expressed his greetings to China on the successful 100th years of the CPC and lauded its role in China’s development. He appreciated the idea of more understanding of Chinese development in all walks of life and shared his experiences in China over the years.
Also, the Deputy Chairman Senate encouraged the expansion of sister cities and parliamentary exchanges between the countries, including more Chinese delegations to visit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Yousaf Ayub Khan, president of PCFA Khyber, said at this opportunity of celebrating 100 years of CPC and 70th anniversary of the establishment of Sino-Pak diplomatic relation, there should be further awareness of Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s landmark Belt and Road Initiative.
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The CPEC as a key part of BRI will change the economic conditions of not only the region but the whole globe, he said.
The PCFA Khybr president said: “We will also play our due role in establishment of sister-city relationship of Swat and Haripue.” He also expressed his appreciation of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries in improving and strengthening Sino-Pak relations.
At the occasion PCFA Khyber Secretary General Syed Ali Nawaz Gilani noted that during the early days, the PCFA, which was established in 1970, helped distribute the Red Book of Great Chinese Leader Mao Zedong and the books proved popular among young generation.
Gilani said the PCFA Khyber English Urdu Essay Writing Competition, with the support of Cultural Office of the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan, was proceeding well.