Islamabad, 13 December 2021 (TDI): Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong has appreciated the Pakistani opposition to the politicization of sports.
Nong Rong acknowledged the role of Pakistan against the politicization of sports especially against the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022. He stated that the Beijing Olympics is not a stage for politicizing sports and showing hatred against the host country.
Pakistan’s position to oppose any form of pliticization of sports is highly appreciated. The Beijing Winter Olympic Games is not a stage for the posturing and grandstanding of politicians. China is ready to deliver a streamlined, safe and splendid Olympics to the world! https://t.co/oFUIsoWNk3
— Nong Rong (@AmbNong) December 12, 2021
The politicization of sports will create divisions in the world
There is no place for politics in sports, he added. The politicization of sports will create divisions in the world. He stated that China is committed to the success of the Beijing Olympics. He expressed gratitude to the countries that are supporting the Beijing Olympics and opposing the politicization of sports.
The Chinese ambassador admired the Pakistani stance on the politicization of sports. Pakistan did not abandon its support for the ironclad friend in the testing time. The Pakistani stand on the Beijing Olympics will further strengthen the bilateral relations and will deepen the mutual trust of the two states.
Note that some countries have announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics. China has condemned the diplomatic boycott by those countries. While most of the countries are supporting China for hosting the Beijing Olympics.
Pakistani Foreign Ministry Spokesperson also expressed support for the Beijing Olympics in which he stressed that Olympic games demonstrate sportsmanship. He opposed the politicization of sports and conveyed best wishes to China for the forthcoming Beijing Olympics.
China is going to host the upcoming Winter Olympics at its capital city, Beijing in February 2022. Some countries have announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics using human rights situations in the Chinese region Xinjiang. China has condemned the diplomatic boycott which it calls propaganda against the Beijing Olympics.