May 27, 2024
Moon Desk: A flag hoisting ceremony was held at High Commission for Pakistan, Dhaka this morning to mark the National Day of Pakistan.
Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Syed Ahmed Maroof hoisted the national flag at the Chancery to the tune of the national anthem.
The occasion held great significance as it marked the historic day in 1940 when the icons of Pakistan Movement under the dynamic leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah passed a resolution in Lahore, calling for a separate homeland for the Muslims of South Asia.
The messages from President of Pakistan Mr. Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and Foreign Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar were read out to the audience.
The High Commissioner while felicitating the Pakistanis across the world especially Pakistani diaspora residing in Bangladesh and Bhutan paid rich tribute to the historic struggle for the creation of Pakistan and said that 23rd March is a day of introspection and renewal of our resolve to serve Pakistan and making it a country as dreamt by our founding fathers.
The ceremony was attended by the Pakistani community residing in Bangladesh, local media representatives and staff of the high commission.

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