Chinese embassy opens cultural exhibition at PNCA

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ISLAMABAD, JUN 25 (DNA) – In order to promote bilateral cultural exchanges between China and Pakistan for enhancing strong communication between Chinese and Pakistani people, China Culture Centre in Pakistan is organizing a global event named “China Cultural Week” starting from 25th June 2018 at China Culture Center, PNCA top Floor hand in hand with Network of International Culture Entities (NICE).

Since the bilateral relations between the two countries have touched new heights, China Culture Center in Pakistan arranges this Exhibition of Chinese Philatelic culture and creative products for the people of Pakistan focusing on Chinese Intangible Cultural Heritage.

The Guest of Honour will be the Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting H.E Syed Ali Zafar shah Madam Khalida Gulnar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Postal Services and His Excellency Mr. You Yi, Cultural Counsellor of Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and Director of China Cultural Center in Pakistan.

This Opening Ceremony of Cultural Week consists of Exhibition named China in Stamps. The people of Pakistan will witness a wide range of collection of rare and vintage stamps from China. The first Chinese stamps were issued by the Shanghai Municipal Council for use by local merchants during the Qing Dynasty in 1865, which later spread to other Treaty Ports across China.

Pakistan Post has also established a Philatelic counter at the china stamps site where Pakistan Post will display collection of commemorative postage stamps issued on Pakistan China Friendship. China Cultural Center in Pakistan will actively integrate domestic and foreign resources by establishing open platform for cooperation to further cement people to people contact helping Pakistani Nation to understand Chinese history and culture and building a new bridge of everlasting friendship between two brotherly nations.

Expressing his sentiments, Mr.You Yi, Chinese Cultural Counsellor and Director China Culture Center thanked Government of Pakistan and Ministry of Postal Services for participating in China Stamps Exhibition.

He said Pakistani stamps collectors will witness rare Philatelic items displayed at the China stamps exhibition

The theme of this event is to provide Inheritance and Innovation of Chinese Intangible creative products through stamps.

This exhibition will remain open to the public for at China Cultural Center in Pakistan based in the Federal Capital till the end of July 2018.