ISLAMABAD, Mar 24 (APP):Pakistan Embassy in Denmark has celebrated Pakistan Day with traditional fervour and great zeal.
The flag-hosting at the Pakistan Embassy premises was performed by the Ambassador Syed Zulfiqar Gardezi.
The ceremony was attended by the large gathering of Pakistan community from Copenhagen and other parts of Denmark, said a press released received here.
The ceremony commenced with recitation from the Holy Quran and concluded with prayers for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan.
Messages of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan were read out on the occasion by Ambassador Gardezi and Counsellor Ismat Hassan respectively.
Popular national songs performed by the students in colourful national attire, poetry recitation and well known melodies song by members of Pakistani community drew an enthusiastic response from audience.
In this remarks on the occasion, Ambassador Gardezi highlighted the priorities of the government, progress in Pakistan-Denmark relations and the various initiatives taken by the embassy in recent months.
He noted that Pakistan was a peace loving country and responsible members of the international community. Pakistan’s steadfast support to the Kashmir cause was reaffirmed.
Ambassador Gardezi described peaceful, prosperous and independent nation as the guiding objective and quoted excerpts from resolution adopted in Lahore on March 23 1940 in this regard.
The ambassador stated the government viewed overseas Pakistanis as an asset and their love for country was evident in the large turnout. He reiterated his pledge of equal treatment to Pakistanis living in Denmark.