First-ever Pashto song on Pak-China friendship released
On the occasion of the 71st anniversary of Pak-China diplomatic relations, the people of Peshawar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have sent a friendship message in the form of a song to their Chinese brothers and sisters to further strengthen the ties of friendship.
The song was prepared in Pashto language by China Window, a Chinese cultural center based in Peshawar, in collaboration with the provincial Department of Youth, KP Culture and Tourism Authority.
A colorful song-launching ceremony was held at China Window. Famous singer of the subcontinent Khayal Muhammad inaugurated the song. A large number of people from different walks of life were present on the occasion.
The song was written by Hashmat Javed, a renowned poet of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gohar Jan composed the music while eminent director Ahmad Nawaz acted as the director.
Famous Pakistani singers Sitara Younis and Sajjad Khan have sung it with prominent Chinese singers Shao Feng and Lan Yuliang. Legendary singer Khayal Mohammad, who has sung more than 50,000 songs in many languages including Urdu and Pashto, officially launched the song on the occasion of the 71st Anniversary of Pak-China Friendship.
Khyal Muhammad while talking to the media said the message of love and affection sent from Peshawar to the people of China in the form of a history-making Pashto song can be used to gauge the importance of friendship between the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
He said that the Pak-China friendship is deeper than the sea and higher than the Himalayas and will be further strengthened in the future. Poet Hashmat Javed Javid said that he has written hundreds of songs but it is no less an honor for him to write this song regarding Pak-China friendship.
He said that this song in Pashto and Chinese language is the voice of hearts of all Pakistanis. China Window Administrator Amjad Aziz Malik said that since the establishment of China Window, they have been trying their best to send a message from Peshawar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to strengthen the ties of friendship between the two countries.