Embassy of Portugal in Pakistan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Rotary Club

 

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Presentation in the «Rotary Metropolitan Club» of Islamabad on the Portuguese Jesuit monk Bento de Góis, who, in the beginning of the XVII century was the first European to travel from the Subcontinent to China. In his endeavor, Góis had the support of the Moghol Emperaror Akbar. The trip can be considered a precursor of nowadays project «China Pakistan Economic Corridor that aims to link China to the Arabian Sea through the territory of Pakistan.

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