BEIJING: The building of Pakistan Embassy in Beijing was decorated with lights and beautiful traditional lanterns to sharing joy and celebrations with the Chinese friends on the special occasion of the Chinese New Year and Spring Festival commencing from January 22.
On the occasion, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in a video message complimented the people of China on the auspicious occasion, “I would like to wish a Happy New Year of Rabbit to the people of China.”
He hoped this year would take the friendly relations between the two sides to new heights.
In his message, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the republic of China Moin ul Haque congratulated the people of China on the occasion of the New Chinese Year of Rabbit and extended his warm greetings and best wishes for health, peace, success and prosperity to the people of China all over the world.
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is the festival, where the people of China celebrate the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar.
The very first day of the Chinese New Year commences on the new moon that appears between January 21 and February 20.
This year’s Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year, which is called the Year of the Rabbit, falls on this Sunday, January 22. This is the most important holiday in the Chinese calendar and an occasion for reunion of millions of families in China.