Pakistan’s 74th Independence Day was celebrated in Algiers in a befitting manner. The event commenced with the recitation of Holy Quran. A simple but dignified flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Chancery. The flag was hoisted by Ambassador H.E. Ata-ul-Munim Shahid. The messages of the Honorable President and Prime Minister of Pakistan were read out by the Ambassador. The Ambassador addressed the gathering and highlighted the significance of this day and stated that this day reminds us the unforgettable struggle and sacrifices made by our forefathers. It is our duty now to work selflessly and tirelessly so that our country flourishes among the comity of nations.
Ambassador also highlighted the plight of Kashmiri people in the IIOJK and urged upon international community to play its role in immediate cessation of human rights violations.
Ambassador also held a buffet lunch at the Embassy Residence, which was attended by Pakistani diaspora, local notables, artists and journalists.
14th August 2020
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