Pakistan is rich in cultural heritage, should be well reserved, excavated, restored and exhibited and both the countries should strengthen bilateral exchange and cooperation in this area.
These views were expressed by the Chinese Cultural Counselor, Zhang Heqing in a meeting with Nausheen Javaid Amjad, Federal Secretary, National Heritage & Culture Division, in her office.
Zhang Heqing said both sides appreciated mutual support in fight against Covid-19, fully show the brotherly friendship between Pakistan and China.
Nausheen Javaid Amjad, Federal Secretary, National Heritage & Culture Division, said Chinese people were fond of the Gandhara Civilization and the 19 antiquities exhibited in China have attracted a large number of audiences.
She said that Creative Cultural Industry plays a very important role in the social economy, China has done very well and is willing to cooperate with Pakistan to carry workshop and so on.
She said that for the preservation of cultural relics in the construction site of Bhasha Dam, building an underground museum is a huge project, which is very expensive. The Chinese side will try to provide the necessary assistance.
Nausheen Javaid Amjad said that 2020 marked the 70th anniversary of the diplomatic relations of China and Pakistan, both sides agree to Join hands to organize some cultural events for the celebration. Similar actions should be taken to other Big Days like Pakistan Dependence Day and National Day, and Chinese New year and so on.