Pakistan, China to embark upon cultural caravan on CPEC route
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China will embark upon Cultural Caravan on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) route to strengthen region’s economic, cultural connectivity, showcase soft image and trade potential of the region.
Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb along Chinese minister for culture would formally launch the Cultural Caravan from Urumqi (China) in August this year.
The 60-member troupe comprising Chinese and Pakistani artists, musicians, dancers, photographers, anthropologists, writers and filmmakers riding on 15-fully equipped vehicles would reach Gwadar in 30 days from Urumqi.
Caravan would pass through Athushi, Thumshuk, Shulay, Shefu, Akto and Tashgul in China, and Gilgit to Peshawar, Lahore, Multan, Dera Ismail Khan, Quetta, Sukkur, Karachi and Gwadar in Pakistan.