Pak China Friendship Center Islamabad
-China Friendship Centre is an art, conference and exhibition centre in Islamabad, Pakistan
. It is developed with the help of China–Pakistan
relations. Its construction was started in April 2005 when the Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Wen Jiabao visited Pakistan
. It was inaugurated on December 18, 2010 by the Pakistan
i Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. Currently it is running by the Ministry of Culture.
Located in Islamabad
Centre was started building in April 2005 with the help of People's Republic of China, 12 acre land was allotted by Capital Development Authority (CDA) in 2004 for the centre. Its approximately cost on construction is Rs. 3 billion (£35 million), comprises on a auditorium with 800 seats, conference rooms, dancing halls, exhibition and art centre. Centre's design was made by China IPPR International Engineering Corporation and constructed by Shanghai Group. Eight conference halls with 200-250 seats, 105 residential rooms and three dancing halls are also being constructed now. In February 2013 CDA decided to establish a state-of-the-art modern cinema hall at the centre which will introduce the Bollywood and Hollywood films.
Chidren's Film Festival:
Lahore International Children´s Film Festival has presenteds selected film shows for children and young people at National Book Fair, Islamabad.
The Festival was a project of The Little Art, a not-for-profit arts education organization, and presented the shows in the Book Fair in collaboration with Idara-e-Taleem-O-Agahi.
Express Education And Career Expo:
Express Education and Career Expo 2013, provided platform to youth and buiseness Community to test yourself In battle of Bands, competition of drama, singing and comics Showcase your abilities In fashion Designing. modeling & fashion photography, bridal corn petition. fashion show.i
Reveal your clout in graphic designing, photography. painting, crafts 8 sculptures, calligraphy, documentary/Short Films Compete in declamation contests. Ad campaign competition. Brand War, Innovative Business Ideas.It was a great chance to
Know your professional self,
Know the profession that delivers,
Know the institution that takes you there,
Know who Is interested in your innovation,
Know the prospects of self employment,
Know the market that surrounds you,
Know your future employers,
Chidren's Literature Festival 2013:
Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA), Oxford University Press (OUP) and Foundation Open Society Institute (FOSI) Pakistan
, organized a two day Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) Islamabad at the Pak-China Friendship Center on May 24-25, 2013 was sixth literature festival for the children of Pakistan
, featuring: talks and readings by famous children’s writers, provided opportunities for children to listen to their favourite books being, read, sung aloud and discussed, sessions on creative writing, bookmaking, IT Ka Add, book reviews, attend book launches and plenary sessions, multi- lingual mushaira, popularizing mother tongue,theatre, cartoons and puppet shows, film, art/craft and pottery sessions ,and many more children’s activities related to reading. CLF will host an amazing Book Fair.
Attaullah Khan EsaKhelvi Live At Dastan-e-Ishq:
Attaullah Khan Live @ Dastan-e-Ishq was organized here in Pak China Friendship Center. In musical night the Legend performed.