Inline with the ongoing initiatives to promote Pak-China friendship, Roots School System took a step to consolidate the bond a notch higher by celebrating the Pak-China Friendship Year 2011 with much enthusiasm in the Annual Parents Day of Roots Junior School, F-8/4.
The event was held at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Friday with Ambassador of China Liu Jian as the chief guest, and over 450 guests. The ambassador appreciated the outstanding performances of students and extended his heartiest congratulations to their parents and teachers of Roots School System.
Student from grade four presented an enchanting performance “The Unblemished Lotus”, which was followed by a stunning Kung fu performance. A fashion show of Chinese ethnic nationalities by students of grade two followed.
Students of grade five gave a marvellous presentation on a musical “Thousand Hands of Buddha” with a unique “umbrella dance” native to southern China. The grade five students also presented a Ribbon Dance and Dragon Dance performances. A tribute to recent achievements of China was presented by the students of Grade 4 which includes Shanghai Robotics Expo Expression, China Olympics 2008 Symbolic and Aerobics.
Speaking at the occasion Roots School System (RSS) Executive Director Faisal Mushtaque said that 2011 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China.
“Today we extend and pledge to renew our heartfelt commitment and support for an even prosperous relationship with the entire Nation of China,” he said.
He said that RSS will celebrate 2011 as “Year of Pak-China Friendship” and organize different activities, discussions, art competitions, debates, music contests and many more special events throughout the whole year.