Roots International Schools & Colleges celebrated Chinese New year will full zest and zeal in Collaboration with Marriott Hotel. Mr.Nong Rong Ambassador of China to Pakistan along with many dignitaries graced the occasion.
RISC hold an important strategic association with China considering that Pakistan and China have long acclaimed: the close connections two countries have with each other. The long-standing ties between the two countries have been communally favorable as China has been referred as “time-tested and all-weather comrade”. With a view to promote ethnic, social liaison between China and Pakistan and to forge collaboration between the two countries RISC celebrating the Chinese New Year and the traditional Chinese conducts persisted for a week.
The Department of Foreign Languages of RISC is offering Chinese Language to RIS students and working to incorporate more languages under the umbrella of RFLD to expand the cultural horizons. With this vision the CEO RISC Walid Mushtaq has initiated Roots Chinese Language Department (RCLD). RCLD aims to promote one of the world’s oldest cultures; The Chinese culture. Mandarin Chinese perceived as a language of commerce and business, or “The language of the future.” Roots International Schools & Colleges has initiated Chinese language programme with a vision to enrich knowledge base, wisdom competences, innovative interdisciplinary learning opportunities and language and cultural diversities.
Roots Chinese Language Club is a versatile exclusive club whose membership comprises Chinese Language students. Number of activities are being performed and carried out in an aspiring way. The lively Chinese Language Club is one of the active clubs in RISC and plans a lot of events to involve everyone around. At Chinese Language Club we embrace diversity and commit ourselves to providing quality standard, language services and social programmes at convenient times in comfortable environments. Students get a chance to explore Chinese culture and to serve the purpose; they are engaged in number of activities to enhance their exposure and interaction. Students are engaged in performing arts, rhythmic expressions of China and various colorful activities so that they have a better knowledge of Chinese Culture.
Students from RISC Wellington and Rawal campuses showed their mesmerizing performances. High level of participation was exhibited by students of RISC who were ready to win hearts of their esteemed guests with their love for the language and culture. Audience could feel the rays of sparkling impulses creating an interface of two backgrounds. During this Celebration week, RISC students exhibited Chinese stalls depicting true Chinese culture, their special food, trades, dresses etc. Students sang Chinese songs, gave their perspective and proved that how school is contributing in their lives by giving them exposure and making them open minded and diversified individuals.
Mr. Walid Mushtaq said, ‘we want to connect the world virtually, by introducing languages in Real Time to promote cultural harmony, trade and investments initiatives. The collaboration with Confucius Institute and has proved a great help in making the languages department of RISC a huge success reaching the enrollment of 4000 students by now. He said Pakistan China relationship is deeper than sea, higher than mountain and sweater than honey, and these students will make this bond stronger by bridging language barriers, by becoming ambassadors of Pak-China relationship. He added: we will work more on collaboration with Chinese embassy and will work on student and teachers exchange programs which will be mutually beneficial to both countries.
All dignitaries were really impressed by the RISC students, their performances, cultural representations and their full command over the Chinese language. They appreciated the efforts of CEO RISC Mr Walid Mushtaq, staff and teachers for training students and giving them knowledge in versatile way.