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Flag Hoisting Ceremony was held on Pakistan Day at Pak High Commission Canberra

On 23rd March 2023, A flag hoisting ceremony was held at the High Commission for Pakistan, Canberra to celebrate National Day of Pakistan. The High Commissioner H.E. Mr. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri along with the Pakistani community raised the flag with the national anthem of Pakistan. The messages of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan were also read out.

HC Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri

Speaking on the occasion, the High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez highlighted the significance of 23rd March. He paid rich tribute to the founding fathers of Pakistan and their vision for an independent, democratic, modern Muslim state with human rights, minority rights, women’s rights, social welfare, and the rule of law.

Calling the Pakistani Diaspora greatest national asset, the High Commissioner Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri appreciated their achievements and the goodwill they have generated for Pakistan. He also acknowledged the contributions made by overseas Pakistanis in the socio-economic development of Pakistan.

H.E. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri

The High Commissioner also Mr. Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri highlighted various initiatives take by the High Commission in line with the Government’s policy of facilitating and empowering the Pakistani Diaspora.

MC: Ayesha Saeed

The Flag hoisting ceremony was attended by a large number Pakistani and Kashmiri community members in Australia.
Pakistan Day is being celebrated across Australia. Several commemorative events are being organized by the Pakistan-Australian Community in all major cities of Australia.


DA Brig. Laique Rafiq, Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri and Dr Sabina Zahid


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