Chinese language Ambassador to Pakistan Solar Weidong lauded Pakistani youth’s enthusiasm to study Chinese language language, and stated it serves as a robust bridge bringing the individuals of the 2 nations nearer to one another.
The prevailing pattern of studying the language of one another’s nation displays the sturdy bonds of their friendship and speedy progress within the bilateral relationship, he stated whereas addressing the 13th Chinese language Bridge Competitors held on the Nationwide College of Trendy Language (NUML).
Chinese language individuals, he stated, love their Pakistani buddies and want to develop ‘heart-to-heart’ communication by means of language. Underlining the significance of buying information, the ambassador Solar Weidong quoted the well-known saying of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) “Search information even when it’s a must to go so far as China”.
Chinese language language, he stated, is a necessary instrument and a big bridge for creating people-to-people contacts.
In Pakistan, he famous, there’s burst of enthusiasm to study Chinese language language. An increasing number of Confucius Institutes are being established. There are already two such institutes, one at NUML and different in Karachi, and third one can be in-built Faisalabad.
This yr, the ambassador stated, China will dispatch sixty Chinese language lecturers to Pakistan and invite 140 Pakistani Chinese language language lecturers to China. He assured that his authorities will spare no effort in offering an increasing number of platforms, programmes and supplies for Pakistani youth to study Chinese language.
Highlighting significance of the Chinese language language, the ambassador stated it has a protracted historical past of greater than 3,500 years and has stood the check of fixing instances. It is without doubt one of the oldest languages on the planet, which could possibly be traced again 1600 BC. It’s only oldest language nonetheless being extensively spoken and used. There are greater than 1.6 billion individuals talking Chinese language on the planet, accounting for 20 per cent of the world’s inhabitants.
Later, the ambassador awarded prizes to the position-holders of the competitors. The primary place was gained by Hasan. The second place was shared by two college students, Sumera and Sana. The winners of this competitors will take part within the ultimate competitors of 13th Chinese language Bridge – Chinese language Proficiency Competitors for Overseas School College students which can be held in China. NUML Rector Main Common (r) Masood Hasan and Ambassador of Folks’s Republic of China Solar Wiedong gave away prizes to the winners of the occasion.
NUML Rector Main Common (r) Masood Hasan, in his welcome tackle, praised the non-public efforts of the ambassador in bringing Pak-China friendship to a brand new top by means of language and different means. He highlighted NUML’s efforts and function of the Chinese language lecturers in selling Chinese language language in Pakistan.