China-Pakistan women’s forum held in Kunming
The first China-Pakistan Women’s Forum took place in Kunming, Yunnan province both online and offline on May 25.
The high-level forum was held to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Pakistan and China, while boosting women’s role in poverty alleviation and enhancing friendship and cooperation in the two countries.
Representatives from governments, associations, think tanks and educational institutions spoke in succession during the forum, reaching the consensus that women’s cause is part and parcel of the China-Pakistan relations.
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of bilateral ties, the two sides have decided to learn more from each other to push forward women’s development and the China-Pakistan brotherhood.
The forum was jointly hosted by the All-China Women Federation and the All Pakistan Women Association, and it was co-organized by the Embassy of Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Beijing and the Yunnan Provincial Women’s Federation.
Xia Jie, vice president of the All-China Women Federation, Gao Feng, vice-chairman of Yunnan Provincial People’s Political Consultative Conference and Moin-ul-Haque, Pakistani Ambassador to China addressed from the forum venue in Kunming.
Charmaine Hidayatullah, president of All Pakistan Women Association and Shireen Mazari, Pakistani Minister for Human Rights delivered speeches online.
Reporting by Liu Ziyu (Yunnan Daily); Trans-editing by Wang Shixue