BEIJING: Marking the occasion of the spring festival which is also the beginning of the Chinese New Year, the Pakistan embassy in China has put in its share to the festivities by participating in a photo-exhibition in Beijing. The embassy of Pakistan, along with 11 other diplomatic missions in Beijing, participated in the photo exhibition arranged at the sprawling Chaoyang Park. The exhibition — part of the country’s annual international cultural fair — displays photos of Pakistan’s history and culture. In his message on the occasion, Pakistan’s Ambassador Masood Khalid said Pakistan and China enjoy close relations. He added that the leadership of both Pakistan and China is committed to promoting bilateral trade and economic relations. Extending his best wishes, he said, “I am confident the New Year of Snake would bring prosperity to the people of the two countries and peace to the region.”
Published in The Express Tribune, February 11th, 2013.