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Flag hoisting ceremony of 71st Independence Day of Republic of Indonesia

Karachi, August 17, 2016 (PPI-OT):The Flag Hoisting Ceremony of the 71st Indonesian Independence Day in the premise of the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia went very well and attended by numerous Indonesians residing in Karachi. The ceremony was also attended by invitees of Pakistani friends of the local government, business people, academicians, journalist and the diplomatic corps.

The ceremony went through processions of flag hoisting by the official flag bearers, then declaring of the State Five Principles, declaring of the 17 August 1945 Independence Proclamation, stating the 1945 Preamble of the Indonesian Constitution and the Consul General official remarks.

On this occasion, the Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia recall the proclamation of the nation by our founding fathers and 1st President, Soekarno and Vice-President, Mohammad Hatta on 17th August 1945. Indonesia, since then, has become a free and independent nation realizing for better future out of a colonised nation.

On commemorating the 71st Independence Day, the Consul General urged Indonesians in Sindh Province to contribute in a more constructive way to fulfil the dreams and hopes of our fore fathers in making a great Indonesia.

The President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, recently had established a National Movement “Reliable Work” (Indonesian: “Indonesia Kerja Nyata”). It is a major movement involving all elements of the Indonesian peoples to accomplish a just, prosperous, and peaceful Indonesia.

The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Karachi and the Indonesian peoples in Sindh Province also participating in the above mentioned movement by enlarging its creativity in providing contribution on the Indonesia bilateral relations with Pakistan, especially in specific area of economy, trade and social links.

The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia appreciated and pleased for the attendance of the Pakistani’s guest on the flag-hoisting ceremony as a reflection of both country’s cordial and brotherly relations. On this opportunity, the Indonesian peoples extended their warmest and sincerest felicitation on the auspicious occasion of the 69th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 14th August 2016. We are confident that Indonesia and Pakistan bilateral relations will be further strengthened in days ahead.

The occasion concluded by presenting the art performance of dance by the Indonesian ladies before the guests.

For more information, contact:
Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia
Karachi, Pakistan
E/1-5 Shahrah-e-Iran, Clifton,
Karachi (Pakistan)
Tell: +92-21-35874623
Fax: +92-21-35874483

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