Flag Hoisting ceremony held in Pak Embassy Washington
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Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Masood Khan has said Islamabad and Washington have been partners in “Making peace, building peace, and keeping the peace”, both countries will continue to work with each other for peace and prosperity in the region, and beyond, 24 HD TV Channel reported on Sunday.
He addressed the Flag Hoisting Ceremony attended by senior officials of the US State Department, friends of Pakistan from the US and a large number of the Pakistani diaspora. He said US and Pakistan together had achieved a lot in the past seven decades and both were committed to working together for peace, security, and stability.
The ambassador hoisted the national flag to the tune of the national anthem.
He paid homage to the sacrifices of our forefathers for their vision and unparalleled sacrifices that ultimately resulted in the creation of a miracle called Pakistan. “Pakistan had a remarkable journey over the last 75 years. Despite external and internal challenges, Pakistan has moved forward to become a resilient nation”, observed the Ambassador.
“We are committed to making Pakistan a beacon of peace and prosperity in the region”, said the ambassador.
Elaborating on the future vision of the country, the Ambassador said that Pakistan’s unique geographic location, demographic dividend, democratic orientation, and rich human and natural resources clearly put the country in a unique position to realize its vision.
The ambassador, on the occasion, highlighted close friendly ties with the United States and a robust partnership between the two countries in various critical sectors including trade, investment, regional connectivity, energy cooperation, people-to-people ties, education and cultural exchanges.
Pakistan is being positioned as an economic and transit hub and a meeting point for positive global interests, he concluded.