PM joins world leaders as glitzy Beijing Winter Olympics kicks off

PM joins world leaders as glitzy Beijing Winter Olympics kicks off

BEIJING, Feb 4 (Alliance News): Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday joined the world leaders at Beijing’s National Stadium as the spectacular Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 kicked off here.

Also known as the Bird’s Nest stadium, the venue of Olympics featured a show of ice-cool blue lasers as President Xi Jinping inaugurated the international sports event.

Prime Minister Imran Khan, who also arrived in Beijing Thursday, also attended the colorful event along with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain and Planning Minister Asad Umar.

 

According to media reports, around 3,000 athletes from 91 nations would compete across 109 medal events.

PM joins world leaders as glitzy Beijing Winter Olympics kicks off

The athletes paraded at the opening ceremony including Muhammad Karim who would represent Pakistan in Alpine Skiing.

Prime Minister Imran Khan and his delegation arose from their seats to join the spectators for welcoming Pakistan’s squad passing through the venue waving the national flag.

Starting from February 4, the games would continue till February 20.

The athletes made their way into the stadium through a spectacular entrance which has been described as “Gate of China” and “Window of China.”

PM joins world leaders as glitzy Beijing Winter Olympics kicks off

The ‘Gate of China’ symbolizes that China opens its doors to welcome the world to the Olympic Winter Games.

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