Flag Hoisting Ceremony at the Pakistan High Commission Wellington New Zealand
To commemorate the Pakistan Day on 23 March, 2012, a simple and dignified flag hoisting ceremony was held at the Pakistan High Commission Wellington,New Zealand.
As customary on
the occasion, Pakistan Day messages of President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime
Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani were read out by the High Commissioner. The
Presidentís message expressed the resolve to uphold the constitution, rule of
law and democracy in the country. The Prime Ministerís message traced the
history of the struggle for Pakistan culminating in the Pakistan Resolution. He
reaffirmed the governmentís resolve to strengthen the principles of mutual
tolerance, brotherhood and reconciliation to foster unity.
The High Commissioner, H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas in his remarks recounted the achievements of the government and dilated upon the measures to forge unity, strengthen democratic institutions and ameliorate the lives of the ordinary people. He urged the community members to serve their adopted country with dedication while maintaining their links with their motherland. He thanked the community members for their support.
Cross section of the community members living in Wellington, Auckland and Palmerston North attended the Pakistan Day function.
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