On February 7, 2014, Chinese Embassy held a Happy Chinese New Year stage performance. Ambassador Sun Weidong made opening remarks. National Security and Foreign Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan Mr Sartaj Aziz, Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Mr. Ehsan Iqbal, Deputy Speaker of National Assembly Mr. Murtaza Javeed Abbasi, Special Assistant to the PM on Foreign Affairs Mr. Syed Tariq Fatemi, Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecom Ms. Anusha Rahman Ahmad Khan, Secretary General of the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) Mr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Secretary General of the Pakistan Peoples Party Mr. Sardar Khoosa, Secretary General of Pakistan Muslin League (Quaid e Azam) Mr. Mushahid Hussain, Foreign Secretary Mr. Aiz Ahmad Chaudhry, representatives from Pakistan government, military, parties, media, as well as all diplomats from Chinese Embassy total about 200 people attend the event, to celebrate Chinese New Year.
In his speech, Ambassador Sun recalled the important and significant development of China-Pakistan Relations in 2013. He said, 2013 is the year of harvest and progress for the bilateral relations. Both sides have enhanced the political foundation, deepened the friendship between two peoples and made outstanding progresses in the fields of economic, cultural, technologic and educational cooperation. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is naturally interlinked and mutual supported with the Silk Road Economic Belt proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping, and will benefit all countries and people in the region, including
Ambassador Sun introduced the most important traditional festival in China--the Spring Festival in his speech. Ambassador Sun said, the year 2014 is a year of horse, meaning vigor, progress and success. He would like to take this opportunity to express his warm greetings and best wishes to all Pakistani friends, to wish every success to the China-Pakistan friendship, and all the guests a very successful and prosperous year of horse.
Aziz expressed his great happiness to get together with all the friends in Chinese Embassy to celebrate the Chinese New Year. He said, the year 2013 saw the rapid development of China-Pakistan Relations. Chinese development has brought great opportunities to all Asia countries, including
The Kashgar Art Troupe performed beautiful Uyghur dance and songs, such as the Silk Road Silver Bell, Yearn, beautiful