The government and the people of Pakistan have greeted their Chinese friends on their New Year (Spring festival) that’s falls on February 5. Conveying the sentiments of joy on the Chinese New Year, Pakistani official and private circles in their separate messages hoped that China will continue to grow as a prosperous nation. It was hoped that collective and individual life of the Chinese people will be full of happiness.
In Beijing, Pakistan Ambassador to China, Masood Khalid has warmly greeted the Chinese nation on New Year that falls on February 5 this year.
In the video interview, Masood Khalid vividly relates the folktale depicting the origin of the Chinese Spring Festival.
He believes that Spring Festival doesn’t only have a great impact on Chinese culture and society; its influence has extended to the cultures of neighboring countries where Lunar Chinese New Year is also celebrated.
The ambassador regards Chinese culture as a good reflection of the country’s long and rich history. “It is a civilization which has made an imprint on global culture”, the ambassador said.
Chinese Lunar New Year or ‘Spring Festival’ is China’s most important festival and holiday time. Chinese New Year 2019 falls on Tuesday.
China’s public holiday will be February 4.
People hang red lanterns for the upcoming Spring Festival at the gate of houses, shops and streets to celebrate the spring festival all across the country.