Marriyum chairs meeting to discuss Urmchi-Gwadar cultural caravan
Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb chaired a high level meeting in Islamabad today, to discuss plan for running a cultural caravan from Urmchi, China to Gwadar.
Director General Pakistan National Council of Arts, Syed Jamal Shah briefed the Minister about the whole concept of Cultural Caravan proposed to travel through the CPEC route and the documentation of art and culture that will be done along the route.
He told the Minister that the caravan will be comprised of artists, musicians, dancers, photographers, anthropologists, writers and film makers from both the countries.
In her remarks, Marriyum Aurangzeb said, the concept will further help cement people to people contacts between Pakistan and China as cultural exchanges are one of the essential components of maintaining cordial relations between the two states.