Islamabad: Pakistan and China will hold a virtual ceremony to be simultaneously held in Islamabad and Beijing on Tuesday (today) to formally start celebrations on 70th anniversary of the diplomatic relations.
According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), “The year 2021 marks the completion of 70 years of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and the People’s Republic of China, established on May 21, 1951.”
Foreign Minister, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi and China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi will lead the ceremony on their respective sides.
The MoFA has released a special video documentary marking celebrations of the 70th anniversary of Pakistan-China long-lasting friendship.
This short video highlights different aspects of Pakistan-China friendship that is higher than Himalayas, deeper than oceans and sweeter than honey.
Moreover, both countries will organize a series of events throughout the year to commemorate this historic milestone in a befitting manner.
The events will include exchanges of high-level delegations, cultural exhibitions, photography exhibitions, fashion events and publication of several books.