ISLAMABAD, MAY 31 (DNA) – Ambassador of China, Yao Jing has said that China always accords high priority to its relations with Pakistan and keen to expand it in all sectors of life.He said the deep-rooted relationship are based on the strong trust, abiding cooperation and understanding of each other’s positions on regional and global issues.Ambassador said that Pakistan is our strategic partner and time tested friend.
The strategic relationship between Pakistan and China is contributing significantly towards regional peace and stability.
Since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1951, the two countries have made great efforts to promote cultural exchanges and cooperation.
The Cultural Cooperation Agreement between China and Pakistan was signed in March, 1965. During her official visit to China in February 2018, Madam Marriyum Aurangzeb, Federal Minister for Information,Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage signed the Executive Programme of the Cultural Agreement for 2018-2022 with Mr. Luo Shugang, Minister of Culture and Tourism of China, which outlines the overall framework for China-Pak cultural exchanges and cooperation in the next 5 years.
In 2018, the CPEC Cultural Caravan was implemented with the support of the Ministry of Information of Pakistan.
Artists from China and Pakistan carried out a series of exchange activities along the ancient Silk Road and CPEC construction sites.
This further strengthened China-Pak friendship, and promoted the mutual understanding of our two peoples. Apart from that, artists from the two countries have visited each other frequently, so as to learn from each other and enhance our oriental civilization jointly.
The Pakistani government attaches importance to the development of broadcasting and film industry. The Programme has made it clear that the two sides shall strengthen the mutual cooperation in the technology fields of radio broadcasting, films and television among the state radio, film and television organizations of both countries.
China and Pakistan are maintaining close communication and coordination and actively expanding exchanges and cooperation in this area.
Film industry is booming in both China and Pakistan. China will adopt measures to further cooperate with Pakistan in this field, including introducing Pakistani films to Chinese film festivals, importing Pakistani films into Chinese cinema lines, and promoting the film companies of the two countries to jointly produce film and television programs.