The Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated in Bucharest today with patriotic zeal and zest. The resident Pakistani community, Romanian nationals along with Officers and Staff of Pakistan Embassy witnessed the flag hoisting ceremony organised at the Embassy of Pakistan.
Messages of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan were read out on the occasion. Speaking at the occasion, Ambassador of Pakistan in Romania His Excellency Dr. Zafar Iqbal highlighted the historical significance of the day and paid rich tribute to the Founding Father and heroes of freedom struggle of Pakistan whose sacrifices led to the creation of a separate homeland for the Muslims of sub-continent. The Ambassador while highlighting the current security and economic challenges facing the country, urged the Pakistani community to renew their commitment to keep serving their homeland with full devotion and dedication.
Talking about bilateral relations between Pakistan and Romania, the Ambassador stated that relations between the two countries are being strengthened in all fields especially in the area of bilateral trade. He informed the gathering that Pakistan’s exports to Romania have increased by over 50 per cent during the year 2020-2021.
The event ended with special prayers for the continued peace, progress and prosperity of Pakistan and also for the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir who are struggling to exercise their inalienable right to self-determination
14 August 2021
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