Publication of a collection of photographic dialogues between Chinese and Pakistani scholars

ISLAMABAD, Jun 15 (DNA): Beyond the Karakoram, a collection of photographic dialogues between Chinese and Pakistani scholars has been released, Gwadar Pro reported Wednesday.
The book is co-authored by Researcher Jin Qiang from the Center for Intercultural Communication Research, Hebei University, China, and Assistant Professor Muhammad Arif from the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, National University of science and technology, Pakistan.
This book represents the deep cultural bond of China-Pakistan friendly relationship. It is also a testimony to the connection between the hearts and cultures of the peoples of China and Pakistan since the One Belt and One Road initiative was proposed, the authors said.
The book is a collection of photographic dialogues in two main parts of which the first part is based on photographs from Pakistan and the second part consists of Chinese photographs.
The book tells its readers chapters of cultural stories about natural scenarios, architecture and sculptures, people, food, restaurants, fruits, mosques, street views, shops, festivals of art and the unique cultural aspects of the two countries in a pictorial way as a photographic dialogue.
668 photos were selected from a total of 10,000 photo collections by the two authors.
This book also contains dialogue text that focuses on people’s observations and unique insights into various aspects of the two countries.
The book is available in Chinese and English versions with significant content added to the book in Urdu as well.

Michael E. Marquez