Lahore: Minister for Information, Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Friday inaugurated “one belt,one road”,a photo exhibition on Muslim customs in National University of Modern Languages (NUML) here.
The exhibition was arranged by the Embassy of People’s Republic of China,Ningxia Islamic Friendly Council and NUML.
Chinese charge d’affaires Zhao Lijian and Head of Ningxia Islamic Council Hei Liangji were also present on the occasion.
Talking to media after inaugurating the exhibition, the minister said that holding of this exhibition in Islamabad not only reflected the deep cultural ties between peoples of the Pakistan and China but also a testimony of Chinese Government’s policy of ethnic equality and religious freedom under which Muslims enjoy equal rights.
This exhibition, he said, was a message as the two countries celebrate the 65th anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Pakistan and China. He said our people are connected with strong bonds of friendship and brotherhood.
The minister congratulated Ningxia Islamic Friendly Council for their efforts to highlight the tolerance and harmony in the Chinese society. He said exhibitions like this help promote people to people contacts and cultural cooperation which deepens existing friendly relations between both the countries.
The minister said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor is being constructed along the Silk Route which has expanded the Pak-China relations by providing it solid economic foundations and dynamism.
The minister said that these relations can now be termed as both corporate and cultural strategic partnership. He said that Pak-China relations are rooted in the will of the people of both the nations and such exhibitions will bring the people of both the countries even more closer.