Paris, France (yaser Ilyas): A simple yet dignified flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Pakistan Embassy in Paris today to celebrate the 72nd of Pakistan’s Independence.
Members of Pakistani community, officers and officials of the Embassy, their families and media persons attended the ceremony in large number.
Special messages of the President and the Prime Minister felicitating the Pakistani nation on this auspicious occasion were read out.
The Ambassador Moin ul Haque in his address congratulated the Pakistan community and entire Pakistani nation on this historic occasion. He paid rich tribute to founding fathers for their tireless efforts and countless sacrifices for the creation of Pakistan.
The Ambassador congratulated the people of Pakistan for exercising their right to vote which for the first time in the history of Pakistan would marked a peaceful transition to a third democratic elected government.
He added that with this successful elections and peaceful transition of power, democratic institutions in the country have been strengthened.
He expressed confidence that all the Pakistanis whether living in Pakistan or aboard would work together for the country’s growth and development and to realize the vision of our founding fathers for making Pakistan a modern and prosperous state.
Later, three bright French students of Pakistan origin were awarded Jinnah Scholarships for outstanding academic achievements. The Jinnah Award was instituted this year by the Embassy of Pakistan to France to acknowledge academic achievements of Pakistani students in France.
The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin ul Haque awarded Jinnah Scholarship of Euro1,000.00 each to three bright French students of Pakistan origin during a Flag hoisting ceremony held at the Embassy of Pakistan to France, Paris today to celebrate 72nd of Pakistan’s Independence Day. (14th August, 2018) (Please send your news, article, pictorial on our email address <firstname.lastname@example.org & or WhatsApp +923132434567)