Pakistan Day Flag Hoisting Ceremony
1:27 pm
May 4, 2017
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Pakistan Day Flag Hoisting Ceremony

The Consulate General of Pakistan in Sydney organized a "Flag Hoisting" ceremony at the Pakistan House.

Mr. Abdul Majid Yousfani raised the Pakistani flag in tandem with the national anthem at 0730 hours on 23 March 2017.

The messages of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan were read out to the community. 

Later, the Consul General addressed the community appreciating their role in Australian economy and other fields. Certificates of appreciation were awarded to the performers and local media for outstanding work / participation in the Multicultural Festival Parramasala which was held at Parramatta with effect from 10-12 March 2017. It is highlighted that this was the first ever participation by a Pakistani in a Multicultural Festival in Australia.

Poetry was read out highlighting the beauty, diversity and strengths of the people of Pakistan by Mr. Riaz Shah and Ms. Uzma Gilani.