Madrid, March 23, 2014 (PPI-OT): The Embassy of Pakistan in Madrid celebrated the National Day of Pakistan with traditional zeal and fervour. A flag-hosting ceremony was held in the Chancery building, in which a cross-section of overseas Pakistanis based in Madrid and nearby cities also participated.
The ceremony began with recitation of Holy Quran, which was followed by hoisting of the National flag by Ambassador Rizwan-ul-Haq Mahmood to the tune of national anthem. After flag hoisting, Mr. Imran Haider read out the message of the President in which he reiterated the need for collective efforts to steer the country towards prosperity.
Ms. Farhana Asif, Second Secretary read out the message of prime Minister. This was followed by an address by Ambassador Rizwan-ul-Haq Mehmood in which he stressed the need for unity and earnest collective efforts for bringing about economic and social revival of Pakistan. The ceremony concluded with prayers for the peace and prosperity of Pakistan.
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