Pakistan Embassy in China will encourage holding of programmes that help bring youths of Pakistan and China closer, said Deputy Chief of the Mission here.Addressing a programme held at the Peking University the other day attended by Chinese and Pakistani students, Minister/DCM Mahmood Hassan said that he was delighted to see such a large participations of students at the function held as part of Pakistan Day Celebrations.He said that the leadership of the two countries has declared the 2011 as the Year of Friendship and in this connection a number of programmes have been chalked out both in China and Pakistan.
He appreciated the efforts of the Pakistan Study Centre, Beijing University and Dr. Asmat Naz Chairperson of the Urdu department for making the event a grand success.
At the programme the Chinese and Pakistan students studying in various universities in China mingled with each and talked on history, culture in the background of Sino-Pakistan all weather and time tested friendship.
The Director of Pakistan Study Centre at the Beijing University Professor Tang Mengsheng said that he was delighted to see such a large number of participation of students in this programme and expressed the hope that this kind of activities would continue in future as well.
The Chaireperson Dr. Asmat Naz in her speech highlighted the aim and objective of holding of the programme and informed the interests of the students in learning Urdu and love with Pakistan.
She on the occasion also suggested setting up of Pak, China Students organization and said that it would help strengthen interaction between the students of the two countries.
There were interestomg dialogues of Chinese students in Urdu and Pakistani in Chinese languages on the occasion.
The programme was concluded with a lavish dinner.