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Pakistan Embassy Washington DC Celebrates Independence Day
  Thursday 15 August, 2019
Pakistan Embassy Washington DC Celebrates Independence Day

Washington: The 73rd Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated at the Embassy of Pakistan Washington today. The event was also marked by expression of solidarity for Kashmiri sisters and brothers faced with consistent violation of the whole range of human rights in the Indian Occupied Kashmir.

Ambassador Dr. Asad M. Khan hoisted Pakistani flag with the national anthem in the backdrop also sung by all the attendees. Kashmiris in the tri-state area were carrying flags of Kashmir to join their Pakistani brethren in the Independence Day celebration marked by solidarity with residents of Indian Occupied Kashmir who have been subjected to a history of human rights violations at the hands of Indian occupation forces for the last more than seven decades.

The messages of the President and Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the nation on the auspicious occasion were read out to the audience by senior officers of the Embassy. Both the leaders emphasized the need to remain united to preserve the independence and path towards development and prosperity. The messages also reiterated Pakistanís commitment to extend moral, legal and diplomatic support to the people of Kashmir.

On the occasion, the Embassy also arranged a photo exhibition highlighting Kashmiris suffering Indian atrocities to give a glimpse of Indiaís blatant disregard for humanity and human rights in Kashmir.

The event was attended by staff and families of the Embassy and Kashmiris living in the tri-state area.

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