Karachi: Governor of Sindh, Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan and Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, on Wednesday evening attended a ceremony organized by the Chinese Consulate General to commemorate 52nd National Day of China.
The Governor and Chief Minister of Sindh speaking on the occasion traced the history of strong friendship between Pakistan and China.
“China has always remained a good friend and this friendship was tested in 1965 and 1971 wars,” they said.
they also referred to recent visit of the Vice Prime Minister of China, Meng Jian Zhu to Islamabad during which he reaffirmed his country’s commitment to support Pakistan through thick and thin.
Governor and Sindh Chief Minister also thanked the people and the government of China for their support to rain affected people in the province.
Earlier, Consul General of China in Karachi, Jian Chan, welcomed the guests attending the reception.
He also condoled, on behalf of himself and people of his country, on the loss of lives and property during natural calamity that hit Sindh only recently.
The Consul General said his government has extended financial assistance for the relief and rehabilitation of flood victims.
On the occasion the Sindh Governor and Chief Minister also visited a photo exhibition that depicted the historic struggle waged by Chairman Mao Tze Tung and the consequent development made by the country that ultimately turned it into one of the major economic power of the world power.
The ceremony was also attended by Corp Commander, Lt. Gen Mohammad Zaheer ul Islam, Provincial Ministers Haji Muzaffar Shujra, Begum Nargis N.D.Khan, Jam Madad Ali, Advisor to Chief Minister, Imtiaz Ali Shaikh and leaders of different political parties and religious groups, members of business community etc.
For more information, contact:
Sindh Governor House
Syed Wajahat Ali
Press Secretary to Governor
Tel: 99201217, 99201201-3