ISLAMABAD, Oct 17 (APP): The Pak-China Friendship car rally on Monday departed for Lahore after two-day cultural activities in federal capital.
According to the authorities, the Pak-China Friendship Car
Rally from China`s Xinjiang region has entered Pakistan via
Khunjerab Pass. The rally comprising 20 cars with 52 people led by Mr. Lee will pass through Punjab, Sindh and Gwadar and then would go to Iran and from there to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
During two-day stay in Islamabad, upon arrival in Islamabad,
the rally participants were warmly welcomed. The Jeep association of Islamabad arranged a rally of participants’ to Pak-China Friendship Center followed by a cultural show at the same venue and then the rally visited to the Pakistan Monument.
The rally is aimed to highlight China Pakistan Economic
Corridor (CPEC) and Silk route passing through main cities.
This year marks the 65th anniversary of China-Pakistan
diplomatic ties. This car rally is titled “Walking in China-Pakistan friendship”.
It is also an important activity to mark this special
Ambassador of China Sun Weidong in his speech regarding car rally stated that “I would like to express my gratitude to the organizers and participants of this event”.
He said that “in 22 days, you have travelled more than 7000
km, all the way from Ningxia to here. You are real advocates of the great Silk Road Spirit! You are the envoys of China-Pakistan friendship! Thank you for bringing our peoples’ hearts closer together!”.