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As part of the celebratory activities to mark the 70th years of establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China, the Embassy of Pakistan in col
As part of the celebratory activities to mark the 70th years of establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China, the Embassy of Pakistan in collaboration with School of Foreign Studies, Peking University organized a book launch titled “Gandhara’s Smile: the tour of cultural relics in Pakistan” at the Embassy today.
The book launch focused on the academic research on Ghandhara civilization and publication of “Ghandhara smile” conducted by a team of renowned Chinese scholars and experts from Peking and Renmin universities led by Prof. Duan Qing and Associate Professor Zhang Jiamei during their visit to various archeological sites in Pakistan.
Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador of Pakistan to China, Moin ul Haque appreciated the School of Foreign Studies, Peking University and the experts for introducing Gandhara civilizational linkages which existed between Pakistan and China along the ancient silk route. He said that the year 2021 is a special year when Pakistan and China are celebrating 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties and the launch of this book is an opportune moment to celebrate the achievements of ancient Gandhara civilization as the common heritage of two countries. The Ambassador promised to extend Embassy’s complete support and assistance in continuation of exploration and research in Pakistan.
The event was attended by academicians from School of Foreign Languages, Peking University, International Academy for Chinese Culture, Jinghua School, CENGAGE learning publishing group, media representatives and officers of Embassy.
18 June, 2021