KATHMANDU — On the auspicious occasion of 71st Independence Day of Pakistan, an impressive flag hoisting ceremony was held at Embassy of Pakistan, Kathmandu. Ambassador, Mazhar Javed hoisted the national flag. Officials of the Embassy and their families, as well as Pakistani community in Kathmandu, attended the ceremony. Independence Day message by the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan were also read.
President of Pakistan, Mr. Mamnoon Hussain, in his message, he highlighted the great sacrifices made by founders of the country to achieve a separate homeland in 1947. The president expressed his satisfaction with the fact that the new generation is fully capable of and committed taking Pakistan to new heights of glory.
In his message, Prime Minister of Pakistan Justice (Retd) Mr. Nasir-ul-Mulk underlined the founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s vision of creating a democratic, tolerant and progressive Pakistan where every citizen could utilize his/ her faculties to the fullest and could reap the benefits of socio-economic progress in an equitable manner.