Chinese Study Centre inaugurated in SKB Women’s University
Syed Zahoor Agha inaugurating China Study Center at SKBWU, Quetta. [Photo provided by Governor Secretariat]
QUETTA, Dec. 31 (Gwadar Pro) - Governor of Balochistan Syed Zahoor Ahmed Agha on Thursday inaugurated China Study Centre (CSC) at Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University (SKBWU) Balochistan.
“The establishment of CSC for female students of SKBWU by the Chinese Embassy is a sign of deep friendship between Pakistan and China,” said Syed Zahoor Agha who was chief guest on the occasion. “China has stood by Pakistan in every difficulty and we are thankful to the Government of China and the Chinese people for their kindness,” Mr. Agha added.
Governor Syed Zahoor Agha along with Pro-VC Dr Naheed Haq cutting the ribbon. [Picture provided by Governor Secretariat]
According to the governor of Balochistan, China has undoubtedly progressed in a very short time; “we must follow in the Chinese footsteps towards economic prosperity and development. CSC will provide an opportunity to our students to reach Chinese culture,” he said, adding “In order to further strengthen Pak-China relations, it is important that Chinese students also learn Urdu”.
The Governor lauded the role of SKBWU which is a great facility of “modern knowledge and research” for female students of Balochistan.
Mr. Li Bijian, Chinese Counsel General in Karachi, spoke online on the occasion and highlighted a decades-old friendship between the two neighbouring countries who have always stood side by side. Chinese Consulate General in Karachi funds CSC at Women’s University.
Dr. Naheed Haq, Pro Vice Chancellor of SKBWU, said CSC will promote research on Pak-China relations and will stimulate the study of Chines language, history and culture. “The center can also help further promote people-to-people contact between the two countries,” she added.