Pak HC Hoists National Flag On I-Day
Umer Jamshaid 10 days ago Wed 14th August 2019 | 12:50 PM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Aug, 2019 ) :Pakistan High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Maj. Gen. (r) Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat Wednesday hoisted the national flag in a colourful ceremony held at the Pakistan High Commission to mark the Independence Day of Pakistan.
The high commissioner said that Pakistan was a peace-loving country which was created with enormous sacrifices.
He also highlighted that the Government of Pakistan decided to observe this year's Independence Day, as Kashmir Solidarity Day to express Pakistan's moral, political and diplomatic support and solidarity with Kashmiris in their just and fair freedom struggle from Indian occupation.
He further said that the actions taken by India in a bid to change the internationally recognized disputed status of Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir were in violation of UN Security Council resolutions.
Pakistan always supported peace and stability, especially in the South Asia, he added.
About Sri Lanka-Pakistan relations, the high commissioner said that Pakistan attached great importance to its relations with Sri Lanka, which were based on mutual respect, understanding and close cooperation.