A grand reception was held in Beijing to celebrate the 79th Pakistan Day and the 68th anniversary of establishment of Pakistan China diplomatic relations by the Embassy of Pakistan.
Chinese Minister for Science and Technology Wang Zhigang was the chief guest on the occasion.
Welcoming the guests, Ambassador Masood Khalid said that leaders of both Pakistan and China have worked selflessly to convert the existing friendship into a strong political economic co-operation based on mutual benefit and shared prosperity.
Chief guest Wang Zhigang termed Pakistan as China’s only all-weather friend and strategic partner.
He said that China would continue to give priority to China-Pakistan relations and work together to bring peace and prosperity not only to our two countries but to the entire region.
A cake cutting ceremony took place wherein the Ambassador, Chief Guest and other dignitaries cut the cake.
The Pakistan Day Reception witnessed an entertaining performance by Chinese singers who sang patriotic and national Pakistani songs.