Islamabad: Chinese will soon be taught in schools across Pakistan, said a minister.
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan said arrangements were being made for introducing Chinese language at school level across the country and this programme would soon be initiated.
She added that steps were being taken to promote Chinese language among the people, reported Associated Press of Pakistan.
"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.
Language was a hurdle between the two friendly countries to increase bilateral trade, the minister said.