Islamabad, June 16, 2016 (PPI-OT): The Ambassador of Pakistan to China Masood Khalid presented a cheque of RMB 100,000 along with goods in kind to Ms. Zhang Yu, Chief Executive of Longzhen Elderly Care Centre here today, says a press release received here today from Beijing.
The Pakistan Embassy had raised funds for the charitable cause earlier at a Charity Bazar it had organized on its premises on 28 May 2016, where Madam Qian Wei, the spouse of Chinese Foreign Minister was the Chief Guest.
The Ambassador was received by Ms. Zhang Yu, Chief Executive of Longzhen Elderly Care Centre, at the Centre compound that had organized a ceremony for the occasion, wherein a representative of the Chinese Foreign Office, Officer and ladies from the Pakistan Embassy, as well as the working staff and elderly people from the Centre also joined in.
Ambassador Masood Khalid in his remarks reiterated Pakistan’s long-standing friendship with China, and described the donation as “a modest contribution towards enhancing the welfare of the senior citizens and elderly people.”
While speaking on the occasion, Ms. Zhang highly appreciated the kind gesture of Pakistan Embassy in contributing towards the welfare of the elderly people of Beijing.
The elderly people at the Centre also interacted with the Ambassador and his team, and expressed their appreciation. They displayed their art work and pastime activities; one of them, an 87 year old, demonstrated traditional Chinese tai chi for the guests.
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