ISLAMABAD - A ceremony in connection with 2nd Confucius Institute Summer Camp, which will held at Beijing Language and Culture University, China, was held at Sports Gymnasium of the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) on Friday. 40 students of the institute are ready to leave for China to attend the camp. The ceremony was jointly organised by the NUML Confucius Institute and Embassy of the People Republic of China. Mr Yang Linhai, Cultural Councillor of the Embassy of China was the chief guest on the occasion while Rector NUML Dr Aziz Ahmad Khan was the guest of honour. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Yang stressed the need of promoting cultural and language ties between Pakistan and China. He said the leadership of both the countries has focused on the student-to-student relationships. For this purpose we are supporting Pakistani student delegations to visit China, he added. Every year more than one hundred students visit China with the help of Confucius Institute at NUML, he further said. Rector NUML, Dr Aziz Ahmad Khan asked the student to observe the Chinese culture and wisdom in depth during their visit, as it would be a life time opportunity for them. He stressed, 'We as a nation should follow the economic path made by the china. He further said, We would accommodate more and more students every year to learn Chinese language. Later Mr Yang Linhai and Dr Aziz Ahmad Khan jointly declared the camp open by presenting the Confucius Institute flag and beating the drum three times. Ms Rashida took oath from the delegates leaving for china to promise their integrity with Pakistan during their visit. This summer camp will be held at Beijing Language and Culture University starting from this month. As many as 40 students of the NUML Confucius Institute are ready to leave for China. These students will be accompanied by two NUML Teachers, Mr Haseeb and Ms Rashada. During their stay at Beijing University, they will learn Chinese language and visit different historical places.