Islamabad, 1 October 2022 (TDI): The National Day of China was celebrated in Islamabad, Pakistan by illuminating the Shakarparian Monument with the Chinese flag. The Ambassador of China to Pakistan, Nong Rong participated in the event.
He took to Twitter to laud the efforts. Along these lines, he shared, “amazing light show! Honored to see the national monument of Pakistan lighting up for the national day of the People’s Republic of China.”
He went on to further state that it is for the “first time in Pakistan! So proud of our unique friendship! Chin Pak Dosti Zindabad!”
China’s National Day, formally the People’s Republic of China National Day is observed annually on October 1st to commemorate the formation of the People’s Republic of China in 1949.
Tian’anmen Square witnessed an official victory celebration and ceremony. Mao Zedong personally raised China’s first Communist national flag in front of 300,000 soldiers and other citizens gathered at Tiananmen Square.
To commemorate the day, from October 1st to 7th, Chinese people celebrate Golden Week, a seven-day holiday. There are a lot of activities going on all around the country, notably in Beijing.
It is a popular time for Chinese people to travel both domestically and internationally. Flags and flowers are displayed in public spaces. The largest celebrations are held in Beijing.
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The national civil-military parade is the highlight of Beijing’s national celebrations. It is no longer held annually, but rather every 5 years on a small scale and every 10 years on a large scale.
A flag raising ceremony is held at Tian’anmen Square which is decked festively. Uniformed troops march out at sunrise to begin the flag-raising ceremony.
The city administration also sponsors firework displays and light shows. Government offices including Chinese Embassies, businesses, industries, and restaurants partake in the celebrations with fanfare.
During the week-long holidays for National Day, Chinese people prefer to relax, travel, eat well, and exchange gifts, and many strive to return home.