A photo exhibition entitled "China Stories" as well as an exhibition of intangible cultural heritage crafts kicked off in Pakistan on Feb. 5, showcasing a dynamic and innovative China combining its traditional cultural heritage and modern development.
The exhibition was sponsored by the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan, the Beijing People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, the Xicheng district government of Beijing municipality, and the China Cultural Center in Pakistan. It featured over 400 pictures depicting China's cultural, economic and social development.
You Yi, Chinese cultural counsellor in Pakistan, sent best wishes to the visiting guests in his speech at the opening ceremony. He said the Chinese Embassy has promoted a series of cultural activities to celebrate Chinese New Year, with the ongoing photo and handicraft exhibitions presenting more opportunities for guests to learn about China's traditional cultural heritage.