BEIJING, Jan. 3 (INP): Pakistani Embassy in Beijing organized a book launch event titled “You and Us – II” written by Lu Shulin, China’s veteran diplomat and former Ambassador to Pakistan.
According to Gwadar Pro, the publication of “You and Us – II” coincided with the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China.
It contains impressions of leading Pakistani and Chinese politicians, diplomats, artists, and intellectuals about Pakistan-China friendship.
Embellished with the historical pictures and individual experiences of writers, it is aimed to pay tribute to the architects of Pakistan-China friendship and bequeath the finest traditions of bilateral ties to the younger generation of the two countries.
In his speech, Pakistani ambassador to China Moin ul Haque lauded Lu Shulin for his lifelong efforts to deepen Pakistan-China ties.
He highlighted that due to the efforts of people from all walks of life from both countries, Pakistan-China friendship has been strengthened and is finding due manifestation in ever-increasing political, economic, and cultural engagements between the two countries.
Expressing his sentiments on the occasion, Mr Lu said that ‘You and Us – II’ is an ode to bilateral friendship between Pakistan and China and the officials and peoples of the two nations.
He highlighted that Pakistan occupies a special place not only in China’s foreign policy domain but also in the hearts of Chinese diplomats.
He expressed hope that young diplomats of the two countries would keep playing their role to elevate bilateral relations to a new pedestal as envisaged by the leadership and the people of the two countries.
The ceremony was attended by high-ranking Chinese officials, intellectuals, Mission’s officers, and representatives of the media.