Celebrating what you watched, shared this year

 LAHORE (PR): It's time to announce the top videos and music videos from 2016 on youtube.com.pk according to time spent watching, sharing, commenting, liking and more by viewers based in Pakistan. The following videos represent the amazing variety of creativity shared on YouTube Pakistan every day since the beginning of the year when YouTube officially returned to Pakistan.

Top 10 videos (excluding major label music videos) are (1) Commander Safeguard - Jungle Main Mungle, (2) Jawani Phir Nahi Aani, (3) Udaari, (4) Cornetto Pop Rock –Desan Da Raja (Sohni Kuri), (5) DJ Bravo - Champion, (6) Dil Lagi, (7) Mann Mayal, (8) Bin Roye, (9) Shakar Wandaan and (10) ANGEL.

On the supplementary list, top 10 music videos are: (1) Afreen Afreen, (2) Kala Chashma, (3) Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai, (4) Tumhe Dillagi, (5) Aye Rah-e-Haq Ke Shaheedo, (6) Tera Woh Pyar, (7) Qurat Ul Ain Balouch, (8) The Chainsmokers - Closer, (9) Rang and (10) Aaqa.

Global top 10 videos and music videos collectively have 550 million views and were watched for over 25 million hours. The channels behind them collectively have more than 40 million subscribers. The are: (1) Adele Carpool Karaoke, (2) Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen/PIKO-TARO, (3) What's inside a Rattlesnake Rattle?, (4) Nike Football Presents: The Switch, (5) Grace VanderWaal: 12-Year-Old Ukulele Player Gets Golden Buzzer, (6) Water Bottle Flip Edition, (7) Channing Tatum & Beyonce's "Run The World (Girls)" vs Jenna Dewan-Tatum's "Pony", (8) Donald Trump: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, (9) The $21,000 First Class Airplane Seat and (10) Brothers Convince Little Sister of Zombie Apocalypse.

 Danish Food Festival begins at Avari Towers

 KARACHI (PR): Avari Towers Hotel, the finest hotel in Pakistan, always focused on gastronomically inspired food festivals from around the globe. This time they are celebrating Danish culinary traditions from 8 to 18 December at their Danish Food Festival at the Asia Live Restaurant. Erik Huyer, general manager of Avari Towers, Karachi, has invited all foodies, saying, “Danish delicacies are full of flavours and truly relished by anyone wanting to eat something special, sweet or savoury. One should come and experience Denmark’s finest cuisine at our hotel.”

 PCJCCI conducts Chinese language proficiency test

 Our Staff Reporter

LAHORE -  Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) is excelling in Chinese language teaching by successfully conducting Chinese language proficiency test.

The test was conducted on Saturday at Kids Galaxy School where almost 200 students appeared for the examination. Chamber officials said that an official examination is conducted by Confucius Institute under the auspices of Chinese government to gauge the proficiency level of Chinese language.

It was explicated that the test holds great importance in Chinese language learning and it is basically an evaluation test directly conducted with the involvement of Chinese government. It is worth mentioning that after qualifying level 4 of HSK, the students will become eligible to work as an interpreter or an independent Chinese language instructor.

On the occasion, PCJCCI President Wang Zihai delivered a motivational speech to the students. He encouraged the students for their hard work and enthusiasm. He said that the ability to speak Chinese language will enable you to automatically connect with a 5000 year old history and civilisation of the world, in the present cultural and trade harmonisation process between Pakistan and China, It is the need of time to bridge communication gaps on priority, he added.

PCJCCI Secretary General Salahuddin Hanif explicated that PCJCCI along with its team of language experts are thriving to develop students into independent learners and finally into teachers. He said that no educational skill could provide students with such prestige after a short learning phase.