By Abid Siddique Chaudhry
ISLAMABAD : an online speech competition was organized by the Confucius Institute of Islamabad, Pakistan to celebrate the 70th anniversary of China-Pakistan diplomatic relations.
China and Pakistan have enjoyed a long lasting era of peace and tranquility. Thereby, Confucius Institute Islamabad deems crucial to future strengthen the people to people relation between China and Pakistan. 8 students participated in today’s final competition, the students delivered outstanding performance which was an assurance of the understanding in regards to the historical and cultural mutuality between both countries. Bushra Nizar, a student of Department of Area Studies (China), NUML, won the championship of the final competition.
Moreover, the speech competition was attended by the students and faculty members of Confucius Institute Islamabad and honorable guests including the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong, Cultural Counselor Zhang Heqing, Major General Jafar , President of the National University of Modern Languages, and guests from NUST, COMSATS, and Sargodha University. In their remarks, the major guests appreciated the long history of friendship between Pakistan and China, and the role of Confucius Institutes in improving it further. They believe that with the joint efforts of the outstanding youths of the two countries, China-Pakistan relations will usher in a more prosperous and beautiful tomorrow.