Beijing, 12 December 2023 (TDI): Ambassador of Pakistan to the People’s Republic of China, Khalil Hashmi, on Tuesday took the stage to address the launch of Micro Video Series II marking the climb on the Great Wall of China by the Foreign leaders.
Ambassador Khalil Hashmi while speaking at the launch described the monument of the Great Wall as an abiding symbol of China’s cultural heritage, resilience, and timeless spirit of its people.
While addressing the launch, Ambassador drew the attention to the deep-rooted historical and cultural connections between both countries of Pakistan and China. He referred to the Ranikot Fort as Pakistan’s Great Wall.
Ranikot Fort is believed to be the World’s largest fort with approximately 32 Km circumference. The Fort, also known as “The Great Wall of Sindh,” is situated in the Jamshoro district of Sindh. The walls of the fort are compared with the Great wall of China.
Furthermore, Khalil Hashmi emphasized the importance of the need for further collaboration and mutual exchanges to showcase and highlight the heritage, architecture, culture, and arts.
Ambassador Hashmi also extended the invitation to the creators of the Micro Video series to visit and explore the cultural and architectural heritage of Pakistan. He also added to utilize it for fostering even deeper bonds between the people of the two countries of Pakistan and China.
Earlier Ambassador Hashmi while attending the International Culture Day, last month, organized by the Embassy College, Beijing, highlighted the importance of culture in advancing mutual understanding, respect, and collaboration among people of diverse cultures and traditions.
He also described culture as a powerful tool to build bridges and foster friendships between nations. The Ambassador also underscored the importance of mutual cultural celebrations for relations between China and Pakistan.
He also noted that such events serve as a platform to promote the creation of a China-Pakistan community of Shared Future.