PESHAWAR: A colorful ceremony was held in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on the occasion of the Chinese New Year. A large number of senior government, political and social figures and citizens participated in the ceremony organized by the Chinese Cultural Center China Window.
Former governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and Secretary Higher Education KP Dawood Khan, Senator Haji Hidayatullah, Ex MPA Samar Haroon Bilour and President Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Muhammad Ishaq formally inaugurated the celebrations.
On this occasion, Iqbal Zafra Jhagra said that the heads of PML-N Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Prime Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif played a very important role in Pakistan-China friendship.
The speakers said that the people of China organize events all over the world on the occasion of New Year and today this series of events in Peshawar is undoubtedly a clear example of friendship between the people of the two countries.
The speakers expressed hope that the Chinese New Year will be a year of China’s progress, achievements, and stability in the friendship between Pakistan and China and both countries will achieve economic and economic development.
New Year celebrations to boost China, Pakistan ties
The participants of the ceremony said that the China Window in Peshawar has sent a message of friendship, affection, and love to the people of China by organizing the celebration of the new year, the main purpose of which is to tell the people of China that like other cities of the country, the people of Peshawar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also want to strengthen friendship ties with the people of brotherly country China.
In the event, traditional music of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and China was also arranged, documentaries on Pakistan-China friendship and New Year were also shown, while a cake was also cut on this occasion of happiness.
The New Year celebrations continued throughout the day with hundreds of people participating.