ISLAMABAD: The Ambassador of China to Pakistan Nong Rong on Sunday praised Pakistan for standing up towards the politicisation of sports activities and mentioned that China appreciates this stance.
“Pakistan’s place to oppose any type of politicization of sports activities is very appreciated. The Beijing Winter Olympic Video games just isn’t a stage for the posturing and grandstanding of politicians. China is able to ship a streamlined, protected and splendid Olympics to the world!” he wrote on Twitter.
The ambassador’s message got here in response to a message issued by the Ministry of International Affairs on Friday, wherein Pakistan condemned the politicisation of sports activities, particularly pertaining to the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics.
International Ministry spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmad, whereas addressing a weekly media briefing, had expressed Pakistan’s confidence within the neighbouring nation’s plan to host the Beijing Winter Olympics, Geo.television reported Sunday, citing the Xinhua Information Company.
The Beijing Olympics would provide “a spectacular and vibrant gala to sports activities lovers all over the world, together with in Pakistan,” regardless of the constraints imposed by COVID-19, International Ministry spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmad,
“The Olympic video games symbolise sportsmanship, workforce spirit, unity, effort, battle, and sustaining grace in competitors regardless of the outcomes are,” the spokesperson had mentioned.
“Pakistan hopes that every one nations will come collectively in Beijing and afford their athletes a chance towards the very best and showcase their abilities,” he had mentioned, per the report.