Independence Day 2016
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May 4, 2017
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Independence Day 2016

A graceful “Flag Hoisting Ceremony” was held at Pakistan House on 14th August 2016 to commemorate 70th Independence Day. The Flag Hoisting Service was attended by about 200 Pakistanis, men, women and children. The event invitation was open to all Pakistanis and well-wishers of Pakistan.

Mr. Abdul Majid Yousfani, Consul General and Trade Commissioner raised Pakistani flag at 0930 hours in tandem with the National Anthem followed by reading of Special Independence Day Messages of the President and Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan which was read out by Consul General and Vice Consul, Ms. Bushra Salam on this occasion to Community members. Later, the Consul General addressed Pakistani community and stressed upon the need for cooperation and collaboration, need for work on improving soft image of the country and assured them of support from the Consulate.

The Ceremony started with Recitation from Holy Quran and concluded with a Special Dua for the victims of Quetta Terrorist Attack.