Chinese Vice Premier He Lifeng gets Pakistan’s top civil award

Visiting Chinese Vice Premier, He Lifeng, has been conferred Pakistan’s highest national civil award, “Hilal-i Pakistan,” by President of Pakistan Arif Alvi during an auspicious ceremony held at the Presidential House on 31st July.

It is the highest civil award granted for the highest degree of service to the country and nation of Pakistan.The award ceremony was organized on the heels of a series of celebrations marking the 10 year anniversary of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which has strengthened the iron-clad friendship and strategic partnership between Pakistan and China.

The visit, aimed at strengthening ties and cooperation, is a continuation of high-level exchanges between the two sides following the vice premier’s participation in the CPEC 10th-anniversary celebration in Pakistan.