Pakistan to be Country of Honour at 28th Beijing Book Fair
BEIJING, Sept.9 (China Economic Net) - Pakistan will participate as the Country of Honour in the 28th Beijing International Book Fair scheduled to be held on 14-18 September 2021.
The event is part of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Pakistan and China.
Pakistan’s participation was formally announced in a special press conference held here on Thursday at the Headquarters of China National Publications Import & Export Corporation (CNPIEC).
Sharing her views, Ms. Li Wenhong, the Party Secretary and Executive Director of CNPIEC, stated that Pakistan has been specially invited to participate in BIBF-21 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Pakistan and China. Hailing deepening cultural linkages between Pakistan and China, she added that Pakistan’s participation would inject a new impetus to bilateral ties between the two countries.
The Deputy Head of Mission of the Pakistan embassy Ahmed Farooq briefed the audience in detail on the evolution and emerging trends of Pakistan’s art and literature.
High-ranking officials of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China and Beijing Municipality also participated in the press conference.