CSC and PCFA Hold Seminar on 20th Chinese Party Congress – Pakistan
PESHAWAR: A seminar on “the significance of the 20th CPC National Congress and the re-election of President Xi Jinping” was organized by the China Studies Center (CSC), the University of Peshawar (UoP) and the Pakistan-China Friendship Association (PCFA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa jointly at China Study Center Lecture Hall, University of Peshawar.
Professor Zahid Anwar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director of China Study Center, University of Peshawar, welcomed all distinguished lecturers, guests, academicians, scholars and students to the seminar. Professor Zahid Anwar, in his keynote address, shed light on the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and President Xi Jinping’s re-election process.
He added that China’s modernization is based on pursuing high-quality development, developing people’s democracy and economic prosperity, promoting harmony between mankind and nature, building a human community of destiny and the creation of a new form of human progress. He also congratulates Ms. Hira Ali Lecturer, Department of Arts and Design, University of Peshawar for winning the Silver Prize for Pakistan in the Orient Star Design Award, China.
Syed Ali Nawaz Gilani, Secretary General of Pakistan-China Friendship Association (PCFA), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in his opening speech, highlighted Pakistan-China relations from a historical perspective. He said that the Chinese political system is unique in the world, which brings prosperity to all areas of life in China. The recently concluded 20th NPC shows the strengthening of this political system in the world and is considered the best.
The re-election of the great and visionary leader, President Xi Jinping, for a third term shows the Chinese people’s confidence in Xi Jinping’s policies and appreciation for the achievements of the past decade.
Gilani said China-Pakistan relations are based on mutual trust, and the solid foundation of these relations is more people-to-people contacts. He mentioned that the CPC National Congress re-elected President Xi Jinping for another term (5 years). He said that under the leadership of President Xi Jinping, China is developing rapidly and the Chinese economy is growing at a rapid pace.
Ms. Hira Ali Lecturer in Department of Arts and Design, University of Peshawar, in her presentation, told about the Orient Star Design Award competition to the audience in which she participated. In the ASEAN Division of the Oriental Star Design Competition, she represented the University of Peshawar. She got the Silver Award for Pakistan.
Ms. Afsheen Zaman, a lecturer in the Department of Arts and Design, University of Peshawar, said that China is a growing economy and Pakistan should take full advantage of China’s capacity through the Initiative. Belt and Road (BRI) and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
At the end of the seminar, Prof. Zahid Anwar, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director of China Study Center, University of Peshawar, presented Souvenir to Ms. Hira Ali for her outstanding performance in the Orient Star Design Award competition, China. And also distributed Chinese language certificates to students who have successfully completed their Chinese Language Preparatory Course (HSK I) at the China Study Center of the University of Peshawar.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2022