By Shakeel Ahmad
ISLAMABAD- Pakistan’s National University of Modern Languages (NUML) is playing a very impressive and vital role in enhancing the world famous China-Pakistan friendship and making immense contributions for the promotion of ties and enhancing people to people contact by eradicating the language barriers and by spreading knowledge about China through its different ventures and the performance of the Confucius Centre was a tremendous example of the same”. These views were expressed by the members of a high profile Chinese media delegation that visited NUML here as part of their 3-day special visit to Pakistan, on the invitation of The Daily Mail, Islamabad. The high level Chinese media delegation of China’s Yunan Daily Press Group Kunming,Yunnan Province China was led by Mr. Wang Xufei, Director of Comments/editorial section ,Mr.Zhang Tong, Deputy Director of Photography Department, Mr. Yang Zhihui, Reporter, Mr. Zu Hongbing, Reporter and Ms.Lian Huiling Reporter of The Spring City Evening of China’s Yunan Daily Press Group Kunming, Yunnan Province China.
n Earlier, the Pak-China media delegation, led by Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Mail and Chairman of Pakistan-China Media Friendship Association, was very warmly received by Director General of NUML Brigadier Azam Jamal and senior factuality members of the University upon arrival. The DG of NUML briefed the delegation about the functioning of NUML, especially with regard to China and Chinese language teaching. The Director General, who is a decorated one star General of Pakistan army, briefed the delegation about previous, present and ventures of NUML with regard to China that includes opening up of a NUML branch at Urumqi in China’s Xinjiang province. The NUML DG also took the delegation to an orientation visit of NUML Campus> the delegation took immense interest in the mega library at the campus that offers a variety of unique Chinese literature books to the students. The delegation was much impressed by the maintenance and organization of the library.
The delegation later visited the Confucius Centre at the Campus where Vice President of the Institute Dr. Zhang Daojiang and his associates briefed the delegation about the activities and working of the Confucius Centre Islamabad. Both Pakistani and Chinese members of the delegation were deeply impressed by the existence of this mini China in Islamabad. The Chinese media team was very excited to see Chinese nationals amongst both the faculty and students. The visiting Chinese journalists also interviewed many Chinese and local students at the centre.
The 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China.
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