As part of activities to commemorate 2015 as Year of Friendly Exchanges between Pakistan and China, a friendly badminton competition was jointly organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China at the Foreign Office Gymnasium on 07 February 2015.
2. The occasion was graced by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Syed Tariq Fatemi along with his spouse, Foreign Secretary Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Mr. Yao Wen, Chargé d’affaires and Mrs. Bao Jiqing, spouse of the Ambassador of China.
3. Ambassador Fatemi lauded this initiative and called for institutionalizing such events on a regular basis. Foreign Secretary termed it a successful event of public diplomacy. Mr. Yao commended organization of this event and excellent arrangements made. He said that such events promote friendship between the Embassy and the Ministry.
4. Mixed doubles and men’s doubles teams from the Ministry and the Embassy participated in the friendly competition. Prizes were given away to the winners and the runners-up.
5. The Foreign Secretary presented a memento for the Ambassador of China on behalf of the Foreign Office.
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