LAHORE         -         Government College University (GCU) Center of Excellence, China Studies (CECS) on Wednesday organized a ceremony to celebrate Chinese New Year which was followed by an on-campus solidarity walk titled “fight out Coronavirus, we stand by China.” According to GCU spokesperson, a number of Chinese living in Lahore also participated in the walk from the CECS to Vice Chancellor’s office. GCU faculty members and students along with the Chinese community planted a sapling on the university’s campus in the memory of those who lost their lives due to Coronavirus. Earlier, the day-long event was marked by Chinese musical and cultural festivities which included eating competition with chopsticks and Chinese calligraphy. GC Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi said China was a time-tested friend of Pakistan and both the countries always supported each other in every aspect of relations. He said Pakistani people stood by their Chinese brothers and sisters in this difficult time and appreciate  the Chinese government’s untiring efforts to bring Coronavirus under control.