Director of Chinese Studies Centre Amb(R) Syed Hasan Javed participated in the 120th Anniversary celebrations of the establishment of Xian Jiaotong University from 5-10 April, 2016. He was accompanied by Dr. Abdul Ghafoor Principal SMME. The event was well timed by an International Expo of the World Class Universities. NUST is the founding Council Member of the Universities Alliance of the Silk Route (UASR). The Pakistani team was amongst 30 Foreign Universities participating in the Expo. Three World Nobel Laureates and Presidents of 32 Chinese Universities and 50 thousand students participated in the Opening ceremony. The Pakistani team held several meetings with the attending delegates. A booth to showcase NUST was displayed. The President of XJTU Mr. Wang Shuguo held an exclusive meeting with Pakistani delegation. All the delegations were accorded state protocol and the vent was well covered in the print and electronic media. Director (CSC) spent two days leave in transit in Beijing and met prominent Chinese Foundations including China World Peace Foundation (CWPF), China World Future Foundation(CWFF), China Radio International, People’s University, and launched his second book ‘Chinese Soft Power Code’ at the Institute of Foreign Studies, Beijing University. The event was attended by China’s South Asian Experts and former diplomats. Pakistan’s Ambassador HE. Mr. Masood Khalid. Director (CSC) returned to Pakistan on 13 April, 2016.