Pakistan, US to work for Afghan peace, address Covid: Biden

US President says our friendship based on shared goal of peace: Extends greetings to President Arif Alvi on Pakistan Day

By: News Desk      Published: 12:52 PM, 23 Mar, 2021
Pakistan, US to work for Afghan peace, address Covid: Biden

US President Joe Biden wrote a letter to President Arif Alvi and congratulated him and the Pakistani nation on the Pakistan Resolution Day, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Tuesday. 

President Biden said that US-Pak partnership is based on the common goal of regional peace and prosperity. 

In a tweet posted on the President of Pakistan’s official Twitter handle, the US President said US and Pakistan would work for peace in Afghanistan, address COVID-19 and climate change.”

This is probably the first direct contact between the leadership of Pakistan and the US ever since Joe Biden became the president of America.

The nation celebrated Pakistan Day on Tuesday to mark the passage of historic Lahore Resolution this day in 1940.

National flag has been hoisted atop all major government buildings and Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has released a special song in connection with the Pakistan Day.

An investiture ceremony will be held at Aiwan-e-Sadar in the afternoon where President Arif Alvi will confer awards and medals to personalities for their outstanding contribution in different fields. 

President Arif Alvi in a video message on Pakistan Day said nation has to put efforts collectively to fulfill the dream of our forefather Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. 

“On this historic day, we vow to continue our struggle to make our society humane, inclusive and tolerant to the minorities residing in Pakistan. We also pledge to uphold democratic values, rule of law and the Islamic way of life in our country as envisioned by our founding fathers,” the president said in his message to the nation on the Day.

He paid homage to the founding fathers of Pakistan, whose services and sacrifices led to the creation of a separate homeland for the Muslims of the Sub-continent.