Friday, January 27

´╗┐Maleeha:(Maleeha pays tribute to Pakistani peacekeepers in UN serving the World)

New York:Flag hoisting ceremonies in connection with Pakistan Day celebrations were held at Pakistani missions in various countries.

Addressing a reception to mark Pakistan Day in New York, Pakistan’s Representative at the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi paid a rich tribute to Pakistani men and women serving as peacekeepers in the world body.

She said Pakistan’s remarkable journey since the Pakistan Resolution was adopted has been powered by the spirit and resilience of the Pakistani people.

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, addressing an impressive flag hoisting ceremony in Washington, urged Pakistani diaspora to continue to play its role as a bridge between the two countries.

In Ottawa, Pakistani High Commissioner Tariq Azim Khan hoisted the national flag at a simple but impressive ceremony.

Pakistani-Canadian community celebrated Pakistan Day with traditional enthusiasm while remembering the arduous struggle and sacrifices rendered by its founding fathers.

Addressing flag-hoisting ceremony in Canberra, Pakistani High Commissioner Naela Chohan, emphasized the importance of Pakistan-Australia bilateral relations.

The Australian military band played the national anthems of the two countries on the occasion.

Pakistan’s Ambassador to Egypt Mushtaq Ali Shah, addressing a flag hoisting ceremony, shed light on the significance of Lahore Resolution in independence of Pakistan.