China Study Center (CSC) University of Peshawar organized a seminar on “Long Live Pakistan & China Friendship” on December 16th, 2021, at the Conference Hall of CSC. The Seminar was the continuation of Pakistan-China 70 years of Diplomatic Relations. Prof Dr. Zahid Anwar, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences and Director China Study Center, University of Peshawar while addressing the seminar stated that China Pakistan Friendship is based on mutual trust. Both countries are promoting people-to-people contact. With the launch of China’s mega-projects Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), many developmental projects have been initiated. He further mentioned that China-Pakistan friendship is higher than mountains, deeper than oceans, and sweeter than honey. He explained the importance of language for understanding the culture and way of life of a people. He congratulated all the students who have successfully completed their HSK 1, 2, 3 preparatory certificate courses.
Mr. Falak Naz Khalil Assistant Professor of Electronics stated that China Pakistan are close friends and many students of Pakistan are now studying in China. He advised students to take full advantage of opportunity in the shape of CPEC. Dr. Shakeel Ahmed, HoD of Social Work Department stated that through volunteer activities the students of his department are playing their constructive role. A large number of students of his department are now learning Chinese at China Study Center. Under CPEC Pakistan and China are cooperating in the field of energy, science and technology, infrastructure development, agriculture, and social-economic development in Pakistan.
At the end of the seminar Prof Dr. Zahid Anwar Dean Faculty of Social Sciences and Director China Study Center, UoP distributed certificates among the Chinese Language Students (HSK 1 & HSK 3) who have successfully completed their Chinese language courses at China Study Center, UoP. Afterwards letters of appreciation were also distributed among the volunteers who have helped in organizing a one-day seminar at the SAQ Auditorium in University of Peshawar. A large number of faculty and students participated in the seminar in the seminar.