Pakistan Day celebrated in China
BEIJING: Pakistan Day was celebrated at Embassy of Pakistan in Beijing in a ceremony to mark the passing of Pakistan Resolution on March 23, 1940.
The Pakistan Day ceremony commenced with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran. Pakistan’s Ambassador to China Masood Khalid raised the national flag and hoisted it to the mast’s summit, with the invigorating tune of the national anthem.
Mr. Khalid read out messages of the President of Pakistan and Prime Minister of Pakistan. He urged the Pakistani community to unite in order to achieve the national milestones. He urged Pakistani community to bring honor to the country and realize the dreams of the founding fathers to attain glory for Pakistan.
Ambassador highlighted the importance of Pakistan-China friendship and said that both countries share the dream of development, peace and security in the region. He said that the bond of friendship between Pakistan and China has withstood the test of time through mutual trust and support.
Students from Pakistan Embassy College, Beijing, presented national songs. The ceremony was attended by Pakistani community in China.
Similar flag hoisting ceremonies were also held at Pakistani Consulates in Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Shanghai. In order to celebrate the occasion, a grand national day reception will also be held by the embassy later in the evening at a local hotel.