Flag-Hoisting Ceremony at Pakistan Embassy
The Embassy of Pakistan, Washington DC celebrated Pakistan’s 65 th Independence Day with traditional fervor and enthusiasm while remembering the arduous struggle and sacrifices, rendered by our founding fathers, according to a Press Release.
A simple but impressive flag-hoisting ceremony was held at the Chancery on August 14. The ceremony began with recitation from the Holy Qur’an. Special prayers were offered for the progress and prosperity of Pakistan.
Ambassador Husain Haqqani unfurled the national flag and read out the messages of President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on the occasion.
Officials of the Embassy, their families, members of the community and media participated in the ceremony.