LOCA celebrates China’s National Day

LAHORE: In a festive mood and style, Lahore Overseas China Association (LOCA) and Understanding China Forum (UCF) held a boisterous ceremony to commemorate the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
Acting Chinese Consul General Lahore Cao Ke spoke on the occasion and congratulated everyone on holding of China National Day with joyful sentiments. “On the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day, overseas Chinese and the people across the country will surely unite as one to write a more splendid chapter in the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation,” he added.
LOCA president Mr Luo said that customs and activities of the Mid-Autumn Festival convey the good wishes of reunion, play the role of inheriting customs, raising consensus, and gathering strength, awakening overseas Chinese’s memory of traditional Chinese culture, enhancing group identity, and inheriting and promoting traditional Chinese culture.
After the decent ceremony, China National Day cake was cut in the backdrop of music and Chinese traditional prayers for the national rejuvenation.
Meanwile, In connection with the commemoration of the founding day of China, Gwadar Port marked China’s 74th National Day on 1st October. Chinese people working in Gwadar port celebrated the day with national enthusiasm under the leadership of Chairman China Overseas Ports Holding Company Yu Bo.
A flag raising ceremony was held at the China Business Center in Gwadar Free Zone. Commander West of Pakistan Navy Rear Admiral Adnan Majeed SI and General Officer Command 44 Special Security Division Major General Adnan Sarwar Malik took part in the event as chief guests.
Both visiting dignitaries spoke high of China-Pakistan friendship. They congratulated all Chinese employees and businessmen operating in Gwadar on their national day. –Agencies