Pakistan Embassy Celebrate 75th Independence Day of Pakistan2 min read
Kathmandu / On the occasion of the 75th Independence Day of Pakistan, a simple and graceful flag hoisting ceremony was held at Embassy of Pakistan on Sunday. Ambassador, Syed Haider Shah hoisted the flag. Embassy’s Officers, Officials and Pakistani community attended the ceremony. Messages of President and Prime Minister of Pakistan were read out.
Addressing the flag hoisting ceremony Ambassador Syed Haider Shah recalled the history of Pakistan movement under the leadership of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Referring to the Jammu Kashmir dispute, the Ambassador said that resolution of this long outstanding dispute in accordance with the wishes of the people and the UN resolutions was indispensable for lasting peace, stability and prosperity of the region.
In the evening of Sunday, the Embassy in collaboration with Nepal-Pakistan Friendship and Cultural. Association (NPFCA) organized a reception to celebrate 75th Independence Day of Pakistan at Marriot Hotel, Kathmandu. Rt. Honourable Vice President of Nepal Mr. Nanda Bahadur Pun was the Chief Guest at event while Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Sher Bahadur Kunwar attended the event as Special Guest. Members of civil society, diplomats and Pakistani community in Nepal attended the event.
Speaking at the occasion, Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Security, Mr. Sher Bahadur Kunwar, recalled the close and cordial ties between Nepal and Pakistan and appreciated Pakistan’s support to Nepal in its developments endeavors. Mr. Himalaya Shamsher JB Rana, President of the association, said that the association had been active for the last 61 years to further promote Nepal-Pakistan relationship and to take it to new
heights.Pakistan’s Ambassador to Nepal, Syed Haider Shah, appreciated the efforts of Nepal-Pakistan Friendship and Cultural Association for the promotion of friendly relations between the two countries. He reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to peace and development and underlined the need for resolution of all outstanding issues through dialogue and peaceful means for lasting peace and prosperity of people of South Asia.