Islamabad, Feb 5: Chinese will now be taught in schools in Pakistan, said a minister.
According to Firdous Ashiq Awan, Federal minister for information and broadcasting, arrangements were on its way for introducing Chinese at school level across Pakistan and this programme would soon be started.
She said it was being taken care of that Chinese be promoted among people.
"China is our trustworthy friend and always supports Pakistan on various international issues and Chinese language at this juncture has become more imperative for enhancing bilateral trade between Pakistan and China," she said in Sialkot city.
She further said that the language was a barrier between the people of the neighbouring countries to increase bilateral trade ties.