ISLAMABAD- Sino-Pak relations took step ahead with the latest development between two countries. As China established its largest embassy in Pakistan which depicts the cordial bond between the two nations.
The inauguration was accomplished formally on Tuesday in a ceremony by the Speaker of National Assembly of Pakistan, Ayaz Sadiq. While Chief Minister of Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif, Minister for Information, Pervaiz Rashid, Defence Minister, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for State and Frontier Regions, Lt. General (r) Abdul Qaisar, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, , Syed Tariq Fatemi and other diplomats and public figures were there at the ceremony.
The new Chinese diplomatic mission depicts the traditional Chinese architecture and is the first embassy to be built in the new diplomatic enclave. The embassy is located on the road named Zhouenlai Avenue.
On this occasion, the Chinese Ambassador, Sun Weidong told that regarding the land area, this is the largest compound of all Chinese embassies. It is in the Third Avenue of the federal capital and has Margalla Hills on its back while at its north there is Rawal Lake.
Compound is built in such a way that it takes the privilege from hills being at its back and is camouflaged in accord with the surroundings. It seems an ordinary building having white walls with blue bricks.
China has promised to give the building and land of the previous Chinese embassy to Pakistan Government. He said further that the new compound is epitome of the all-weather Pak-China friendship.
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