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China-Pak friendship car rally having 52 Chinese passengers departs for Multan

PAK-CHINA FRIENDSHIP CAR RALLY

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Pakistan and China’s blossoming relations are not hidden from anybody and one further step towards a better relationship, taken by the Chinese government, is China-Pakistan friendship car rally. The rally initiated in China having total of 22 cars and 52 passengers as a part of this inordinate journey. Participants spent a night in Gilgit where Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister hosted a dinner in honor of the guests. Later, the delegation went ahead towards Rawalpindi and now on their way to Multan.

The rally is organized to introduce the CPEC and silk route to the region. The billion dollar project, CPEC, is considered to be a major game changer in the region and therefore, it is imperative to highlight the project and make people aware about its long lasting effects.

On this occasion, Minister for Information, Pervaiz Rashid said he believes that participants of the Ningxia Car rally would serve as ambassadors of Pakistan and will promote a positive image of the country globally, this is a crucial step for CPEC

Chinese president Xi Jinping proposed these initiatives in 2013 for the revival of spirit of Silk Route. Such programs will further nurture the warm relation between both countries. Rashid also quoted

Friendship between China and Pakistan is higher than highest hills, deeper than oceans and sweeter than sweetest honey in the world

With the potential to strengthen cultural ties across borders, Pak China economic corridor can radically change the economic infrastructure in Pakistan. Boosting industrial development and reestablishing the worth of Gwadar port as well.

Chinese envoy further addressed the convoy cleared misconceptions about the project and stated.

The passage going through western part of Pakistan to Gwadar is definitely part of CPEC.

The rally traveled to Lahore and Karachi before visiting Gwadar. They visited various cultural and historical sites in Lahore including Iqbal’s mausoleum and Wagah Border. Not only were they impressed by the grandeur but were mesmerized by the intricate beauty of the historic places. The rally also enjoyed entertainment sessions as dancers performed over melodious tunes.

This initiative will allow people to have direct exposure and gather information which is pivotal to businessmen, industrialists and civil society.

The rally which started from the Chinese capital Ningxia is expected to conclude in the United Arab Emirates.