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China-Pakistan cultural performance enthralls audience.

BEIJING -- An exquisite performance by Pakistan-China Friendship concert enthralled the audience at a special event organized by China-ASEAN Economic and Cultural Association and AlShang Welfare and Charity Organization here on Sunday.

Ex Ambassador of China to Pakistan and Standing Member of China-Pakistan Friendship Association, Lu Shu Lin was the chief guest. Diplomats from Sri Lanka and Republic of Yemen also attended the event.

During the show, held to promote the Belt and Road Culture, a friendship duet performed by Chinese singer Zhou Zhinou along with some Pakistani students Sumbul and Osman kept the audience mesmerized.

They sang popular Pakistan national songs 'dil dil Pakistan, jevay jevay Pakistan and sohni dharti' which are very popular among the Chinese people.

Traditional Chinese music singer Wang Xu and martial arts specialist Li Yan Chun also got a big round of applause from the participants because of their special performance.

The event was organized to collect donations for the Pakistan Embassy College Beijing as well as give the audience a taste of Chinese and Pakistani culture.

In his address, Ambassador Lu expressed gratitude to the organizers for their support, and said this show would help cultivate closer cultural ties and people-to-people contact between the two friendly countries.

He said friendship between the two countries is time-tested and it has reached its climax after signing of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project of One Belt One Road initiative.

Renowned social worker, Mohammad Yasin opined that holding of regular cultural activities would augment people-to-people relations between the two friendly countries.

He said Pakistan community in Beijing has been making efforts to promote Pakistani culture among the Chinese people to further enhance friendship and brotherhood.

Madam Jennet said that her organization has decided to arrange this special event in the Chinese capital to show our respect for the rich cultures of both China and Pakistan.

The audience termed the show as an excellent opportunity to enjoy the melodies and traditional songs and learn more about Pakistani and Chinese cultures and their people.

Different stalls were set up in the lobby of the hall for displaying various items pertaining to the China and Pakistan cultures.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Jul 10, 2017
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