Photo Exhibition on the Occasion of the "100th Anniversary of Independence of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the 70th Anniversary of the Formation of the People's Republic of China" at Kabul University

The Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Faculty of Languages ​​and Literature and the Confucius Institute, coordinated and co-chaired by the Kabul University and the Embassy of the People's Republic of China resident in Afghanistan, exhibited photographs and monuments on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the independence of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the 70th anniversary of the formation of the People's Republic of China. In this program  Diploma Engineer Dr. Abdul Tawab Balakarzai, minister  of the Ministry of Higher Education and the academic Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Higher Education, Professor Hamidullah Farooqi, the Chancellor of Kabul University and Advisor of Chief Minister in Higher Education Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; Mr. Liuging Sung, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Afghanistan and a number of the diplomats of Embassy of China, a number of respected faculty deans, professors and students of Kabul University were participated and this exhibition was held in the Hall of the Department of Chinese Languages and Literature Faculty of Kabul University.

The exhibition was held on Sunday 7th of July 2019. In this program, the honorable Professor Hamidullah Farooqi, the Chancellor of Kabul University and Advisor of Chief Minister in Higher Education Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; commended the presence of the participants and noted the long-standing relations between the countries of Afghanistan and the People's Republic of China throughout history. Mr. Farooqi described the commonalities, relations and cultural relations of both countries very good; and described the two countries as friends and enduring friends.

While appreciating the program, the chancellor of the Kabul university expressed his gratitude to the Confucius Institute and the Department of Chinese Language of the Faculty of Languages and Literature for its launch, thanking the Chinese People's Republic for their cooperation with educational institutions, in particular the establishment of the Confucius Institute and the construction of buildings at Kabul University and other parts of the country expressed gratitude and appreciation.

According to Mr. Farooqi, Kabul University, as an mature and historical institution in the country, believes it is responsible that it has taken and sustained steps in the promotion of educational, research and educational services in relation to cultural, national and social issues; take action plans and programs.

He added that the Kabul University is proud that today in the series of commemorative events of the 100th anniversary of the extradition and independence of the country; today hosts an important program on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the extradition and independence of Afghanistan and the 70th anniversary of the creation of the People's Republic of China and the monuments, and other historic events in terms of cultural, scientific, economic, commercial and social cooperation between both countries and both nations.

At the same time, Diploma Engineer Dr. Abdul Tawab Balakarzai, minister of the Ministry of Higher Education and the academic Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Higher Education, also described the relations between the countries of Afghanistan and the People's Republic of China, and thanked the chancellor of the Kabul University and the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Afghanistan for hosting this program. He also commended the program for honoring the centenary of the independence of the country, commemorating the seventy anniversary of the establishment of the Chinese government and the sixty-ninth anniversary of the political relations between Afghanistan and China, and the continued and honest cooperation of the People's Republic of China with Afghanistan and thanked for providing scholarships and other opportunities.

Meanwhile, Mr. Liuging Singh, the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Afghanistan, expressed his pleasure with the program, and described the relationship between both countries "Afghanistan and China" good and friendly. Ambassador of the People's Republic of China spoke about the history of the independence of Afghanistan and the anniversary of the formation of the People's Republic of China, and called Afghanistan a strong and rich country.

In the end, the exhibition of photographs and historical works of both countries was carried out by Diploma Engineer Dr. Abdul Tawab Balakarzai, minister  of the Ministry of Higher Education and the academic Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Higher Education, Professor Hamidullah Farooqi, the Chancellor of Kabul University and Advisor of Chief Minister in Higher Education Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; Mr. Liuging Sung, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Afghanistan, lunched the program by cutting the banner, and they saw the show with other program visitors.