Pakistan Day was celebrated on 23rd March, 2017 by the Embassy of Pakistan in Lisbon. A large number of Pakistani community members including women and children witnessed the flag hoisting ceremony at the Chancery.
The messages of the President and Prime Minister were read out on the occasion. The Ambassador highlighted significance of the day. The ambassador also mentioned the recent positive developments taking place in Pakistan.
Later at evening, Pakistan Day Reception was held at Marriot hotel, Lisbon. The special feature of the event was the inclusion of Pakistan food festival, presentation on the theme of “Vibrant Pakistan” and “Pakistan Classical Music”.
A large number of guests from diverse walk of life including members of the Portugal-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Group, Armed Forces, Diplomatic Corps, Academia, Media, Civil Society and Foreign Ministry participated.
The Ambassador addressed the gathering highlighting the warm and cordial relations between Pakistan and Portugal. She also enlightened the audience about Pakistan’s progress and achievement in different sectors.
The participants appreciated Pakistan’s food, the display of vibrant Pakistan presentation and classical music.
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