By Abid Siddique Chaudhry
ISLAMABAD : Islamabad Council of World Affairs (ICWA) in collaboration with Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA) organised a Seminar to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between China and Pakistan.
The seminar reviewing 70 years of extra-ordinary China-Pakistan bilateral relations, focused on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), regional and global issues of mutual interests. Both sides exchanged views on regional situation in South Asia in the changing global dynamics.
Ambassador Nong Rong, China ambassador to Pakistan and Ambassador Moin-ul-Haque, Pakistan’s ambassador to China to made keynote speeches during the opening ceremony.
Mr. Wang Chao President, CPIFA and Amb. Khalid Mahmood President of ICWA led the respective delegations. On Pakistan side, delegation comprised, Mr. Amanullah Khan, Vice President ICWA, Amb. Rizwan ul Haq Mahmood, Secretary General ICWA. Other participants were Amb. Syed Tariq Fatemi, Former Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Foreign Affairs, former foreign secretaries Amb. Riaz Mohammad Khan, Amb. Riaz H. Khokhar, Amb. Jalil Abbas Jilani, and Amb. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry. Former Ambassador of Pakistan to China Amb. Masood Khalid as well as President COPAIR Ms. Amna Malik,Dr. Fazal ur Rehman, and Raja Amer Iqbal addressed the seminar.