Pakistan, China Sign Executive Programme Of Cultural Agreement

Marriyum Aurangzeb, Minister of State for IBNH&LH and Lu Shugang, Minister of Culture of China exchanging documents of cultural agreement after signing executive programme-APP.

Pakistan and China on Monday signed a cultural cooperation agreement that will offer open doors for the two nations to gain from each other’s legacy and culture.

“Official Program of Cultural Cooperation for the year 2018-2021” will upgrade individuals to-individuals relations, said Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb.

She signed the agreement with Chinese minister of culture Luo Shugang in Beijing.

“The purpose of this agreement is to promote cultural exchanges; the basic determination of Belt and Road Initiative is individuals to-individuals connectivity and our government is working on it under the structure of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which is lead undertaking of this activity,” she said.

CPEC has given an opportunity to improve cultural exchange and collaboration between the two countries, the minister said, including that now an ever increasing number of Chinese citizens are learning Urdu.

Marriyum Aurangzeb said this agreement would likewise build business openings, shared economic improvement and prosperity in the area.

China’s way of life serve Luo Shugang said China and Pakistan are old and solid friends and both countries have expanded their relationship after the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pakistan. He said both would upgrade culture tie in future too.

Aurangzeb left Beijing for Shanghai today and will return to Pakistan on 8 February.


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