ISLAMABAD: The Cultural Office of the Chinese embassy and China Cultural Centre on Sunday launched an online virtual reality exhibition titled An Extraordinary Decade of China in the New Era on social media platforms.

Hosted by the State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China, the exhibition aims to present to Pakistanis, the amazing stories of an extraordinary decade of China in the new era, starting from the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in November 2012 to the 20th National Congress of the CPC in October 2022.

The photo exhibition consists of five parts. The preface and the five parts of Continuing to create Miracle of Development, Delivering a Happy Life, Improving Governance Efficiency, Bringing together strength of the People, and Working together to build a Beautiful World.

A total of 251 exquisite pictures had been included, which vividly described the new era.

The wonderful stories of China’s extraordinary 10 years in the fields of politics, economy, culture, people’s livelihood, and diplomacy have recorded the footsteps of the Chinese people’s unremitting self-improvement in pursuit of their dreams, and demonstrated the era of the Chinese people and the people of the world, working together and advancing hand in hand.

According to a statement, at the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), held in November 2012, the new central leadership of the CPC with Comrade Xi Jinping at its core, took over the relay baton of history. Since then, China entered a new era of socialism.

“This was a great era when we built on past successes to make further advances. The century-old CPC is uniting and leading hundreds of millions of Chinese people to continue to strive for fulfilling the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.

“China has realised the first centenary goal of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, and has embarked on the new journey to fully build a modern socialist country. From standing up to growing prosperous to becoming strong, China is standing tall and firm in the East as a large country, and it is embracing an irreversible trend of national rejuvenation,” the statement added.

Chinese people have pursued their dreams through unremitting efforts and continue to work together to tide over difficulties and promote common progress.

Published in Dawn, November 28th, 2022

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