Pakistan Day marked in Canada

Pakistan Day marked in Canada

OTTAWA, MAR 24 /DNA/ – Pakistan Day was celebrated with zeal and fervour at the High Commission, Ottawa and the three Consulates in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.

The High Commissioner Mr. Zaheer A. Janjua hoisted the national flag to the tune of the national anthem. A large number of Pakistani diaspora and Canadians  including member of the parliament Mr. Yasir Naqvi, attended the ceremony.

Messages of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan were also read out. In his message, Ambassador Janjua, paid rich tribute to the nation’s founding fathers, especially Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Mohammad Iqbal,for their vision and untiring struggle for the creation of Pakistan.

Underscoring the significant strides the country has made over the decades across multiple fields, the High Commissioner highlighted the resilience and resolve of the Pakistanis to bounce back stronger in the face of challenges.

He alsolauded the contributions of dynamic and vibrant Pakistani diaspora across Canada for serving as a bridge between the two countries and promoting Pakistan in their adopted homeland.