In an austere ceremony today, the Consul General of Pakistan in Chengdu, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu and Director General of Chengdu Foreign Affairs’ Office, Jiang Bin, launched Bus 115 on its route depicting Pakistan’s beauty and pictorial images of CPEC and Gawadar. With engraved photos, the Bus will run through Chengdu for one month.
To promote the theme of ‘Beautiful Pakistan’ and to showcase Pakistan’s rising economic growth as well as attract attention of millions of people in Chengdu, the Consulate General of Pakistan organized engraving of captivating photos of Pakistan on the Bus 115. The Bus, run by State-owned enterprise Shudu Bus Company, plies the busiest route in Chengdu and caters to the needs of thousands of passengers every month.
Speaking at the ceremony, DG Jiang Bin said that the Bus will pictorially introduce Pakistan in the mega-city of Chengdu and will help strengthen Pakistan-Sichuan ties. Consul General, Mudassir Tipu, thanked the municipal government of Chengdu for providing the opportunity to showcase Pakistan and hoped that with this initiative, coinciding with Pakistan’s 79th National Day, people in Sichuan will appreciate Pakistan’s real beauty and will consider Pakistan as their tourist destination. He also underscored that photos of Gawadar Port and CPEC projects on the bus epitomized the strength and depth of Pakistan-China relationship and quintessentially demonstrated that Pakistan had entered into a major phase of its economic development.
Chengdu, known for pandas, is the capital of Sichuan province and has a population of fifteen million people. It is the industrial and technological hub of Western China.
20 March 2018
Consulate General of Pakistan
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