Islamabad: A flag hoisting ceremony to celebrate the 65th Independence Day was held at Pakistan Embassy here this morning. The Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany Mr. Shahid Kamal hoisted the National Flag with National anthem playing in the background. It was largely attended by Pakistani community residing in Berlin and its suburban areas and the officials of the Embassy, says a press release received here today from Berlin.
The Ambassador read out Independence Day messages of the President of Pakistan Mr. Asif Ali Zardari and the Prime Minister, Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani. In their separate messages they expressed their resolve to make Pakistan a truly modern, dynamic, progressive and democratic country. Referring to Pakistan’s fight against terrorism and militancy, they stated that Pakistan’s security forces and people had rendered huge scarifies both in material and physical terms to protect the national identity and preserve the sovereignty of Pakistan.
Addressing the participants of the ceremony, the Ambassador congratulated the Pakistani community residing in Germany on this auspicious occasion. He urged them to maintain unity among their ranks. He called on the community members to develop closer ties with the German people to promote friendship between the two countries. He asked the Pakistani community to support all efforts to strengthen cooperation with the Germany in the political, economic and culture fields.
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