Chinese Students Association in Pakistan in collaboration with Embassy of the People’s Republic of China on Saturday organized first ever “Graduation ceremony of Chinese Overseas students 2019” in Pakistan on 4th May, here at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), Islamabad.
H. E Mr. Yao Jing-Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Pakistan, Mr. Mushahid Hussain Syed-Chairman Pakistan-China Institute, Mr. Riaz Khokhar, Former Pakistani Ambassador in China, Mr. Jamal Shah-Director General of PNCA, Ms. Noor Amna Malik, Advisor MAD HEC, participated as a chief guest. Mr. Zhang Heqing-Director China Cultural Center in Pakistan, Professor Dr. Aqdas Naveed Malik-International Islamic University, Mr. Pan Yuqi-First Secretary of Embassy of China, Mr. Zhang Dao Jian, Head of Confucius Institute, Engr Waheed Ahmed Mangi, Director HRD, Higher Education Commission, Dr. Abu Bakar Bhutta, Assistant Professor Coordinator along with other eminent guests were also present at the graduation ceremony of Chinese Students.
Addressing the graduation ceremony, H.E Mr. Yao Jing during, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Pakistan welcomed guests and students. Congratulating students, he expressed best wishes to all the graduates who have been completed their graduation from NUML & International Islamic University in Islamabad.
He argued the students that never forget that you are the future of China and during stay in Pakistan you developed friendly relations with Pakistani People’s which will also helpful for development in the different areas of Pakistan and China.
Mr. Yao Jing termed the recent visit of Prime Minister Mr. Imran Khan highly important where he met with Chinese President along with business community of China.
Chairman Pak-China Institute Senator Mr. Mushahid Hussain Syed said that it was great pleasure to be here in the first graduation ceremony of Chinese students. Congratulating students, he said it is really a special day as students have been graduated in Pakistan. He asked students that you will carry not only torch of knowledge but friendship, harmony and co-existing between Pakistan and China. He said that today ceremony was organized in connection with 40 years celebrations.
He told students that he studied in China 40 years ago and so far have made almost 85 to 90 visits to China. He further said that remarkable transformation that we see in China is a tribute to the handwork, determination of the Chinese peoples. We congratulate all you for that I was in Beijing last week for the Belt and Road Forum in his speech H.E President Xi Jinping said very rightly about the 70 years of the People’s Republic of China which is be celebrated in October 1st 2019.
This programme specially organized on the occasion of commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the May 4th Movement of The Development History of Chinese Students Association Pakistan. It was the first graduation ceremony specially organized for all Chinese overseas students in Pakistan where total 156 students were graduated and 4 of them completed their PHD degrees. Chinese students & Children’s presented the special songs and dance performances during the graduation ceremony.
The graduation ceremony was hosted in three languages including Chinese , English & Arabic. Certificates & Shields were also distributed to all 156 Chinese Overseas Students.