Islamabad: The Embassy of Pakistan celebrated the 65th Anniversary of Independence of Pakistan in a befitting manner. The flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Mission in the morning. The proceedings started with the recitation of a few verses from the Holy Quran. The National Anthem of Pakistan was played and the messages of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan were read out to the audience, says a press release received here today from Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
An Iftar-dinner party was arranged in the evening for the Pakistan community in Tajikistan. The recitation of a few verses from the Holy Quran were followed by the President’s and the Prime Minister’s messages and cutting of cake.
Pakistani cuisine was served and children were dressed in national costumes.
The Ambassador, in his address, urged all Pakistanis living in Tajikistan to harness all efforts in their prowess for creating soft image of Pakistan.
The audience congratulated each other and offered prayers for the prosperity of Pakistan. Around 100 Pakistanis attended the evening ceremony.
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