China’s newly appointed Ambassador H.E. Nong Rong called on the Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Mr.  Shafqat on December 9, 2020

Government of Pakistan

Ministry Of Federal Education and

Professional Training


Press Release


Islamabad;          China’s newly appointed Ambassador H.E. Nong Rong called on the Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training Mr.  Shafqat Mahmood today.

Federal Minister Felicitated the Ambassador on his appointment to Pakistan and hoped that Pakistan-China ties will further deepen and strengthen based on his vast experience and professionalism. Both sides exchanged views on range of bilateral issues of mutual interest and cooperation. Federal Minister Shafqat Mahmood has said that a big number of Pakistani students are studying and researching in China and the latter is providing scholarships generously which speaks the stronger ties of both countries in educational sector.

The Minister also emphasized to set-up a special working group between two countries in the fields of Education, Vocational Training-that is an important part of CPEC, and the Culture. Exchanging views on first Pakistani military action movie titled " Parwaaz hey Junoon" to enter Chinese cinemas in 45 years, both sides has reiterated,  it is the beginning of cultural exchange program  and more movies, dramas, cultural activities and performances would be introduced  in near future.

 Federal Minister Shafqat Mahmood stressed upon the people to people contact between both countries for promotion of cultural activities, vocational and technical training once the pandemic situation is normal.  Exchanging views on Covid-19 pandemic, Federal Minister Shafqat Mahmood commended the unprecedented measures of China to control the pandemic and also discussed the progress on Chinese Vaccine. China's Ambassador Mr. Nong Rong assured the Minister that Pakistan is on the highest priority for provision of Chinese Vaccine which is passing through the last experimental stage.  Pakistan and China have reiterated their resolves to further consolidated their relations with consistent engagements in areas of Education, vocational training and the Culture.  The meeting by two all-weather friends was marked by traditional warmth, mutual understanding and trust. 

The meeting was also attended by Federal Secretary Education Farah Hamid Khan and Chairman NAVTTC Syed Javed Hasan.


December 09, 2020.