ISLAMABAD, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani and Chinese officials jointly inaugurated an art exhibition at the National Art Gallery in Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) on Tuesday.
Pakistan's caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Syed Ali Zafar and Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing inaugurated the exhibition organized by the PNCA. The Pakistani minister expressed his gratitude to the Chinese artists who took part in the exhibition to make Pakistan's 71th Independence Day memorable for the people of Pakistan.
A special feature of the exhibition was 30 art pieces from China. Apart from this, over 200 paintings and 100 sculptures were also displayed in the galleries of the arts council.
The artworks included miniature paintings, graphite drawings, acrylics, sculptures and ceramics besides a display of images produced by Chinese artists during a miniature painting workshop in China.
A photographic exhibition titled "Mera Pakistan" (My Pakistan) was also the center of peoples' attention. In the exhibition, over 100 photographs reflecting the face and culture of Pakistan were exhibited.
People from all walks of life thronged to the art gallery to appreciate the mastery of Pakistani and Chinese artists.