EMBASSY OF PAKISTAN TO FRANCE
Paris 7th September, 2018. The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque paid rich homage to martyrs and veterans of Armed Forces of Pakistan for their sacrifices in the defence of the country.
He said this while addressing an event organized by the Pakistani Community of France to observe the Defence Day of Pakistan on the theme “We love Pakistan” in Paris yesterday. The ceremony was attended by the officers of the Embassy, notables of Pakistani community and media persons in large number.
In his address, the Ambassador said that our Armed Forces have always shown extraordinary courage and professionalism while defending our homeland against a much bigger enemy. Their role and sacrifices in defeating the forces of terrorism from our soil is also exemplary and unprecedented. He added that the international community has recognized and acknowledged the enormous sacrifices rendered by the people of Pakistan to defeat terrorism and extremism.
The Ambassador said that Pakistan has always desired peace and development in the country and the region. It will continue to make sincere efforts for developing friendly and mutual beneficial relations with its neighbours. He also called for just and lasting solution of the Kashmir dispute for durable peace in south Asia.
He requested the Pakistan community to play its due role in promoting Pakistan and its interests in France.
The notables of the Pakistan community in their speeches paid rich tribute to the martyred and Ghazis of the 1965 war and their families and assured that like in the past, Pakistani diaspora in France will continue to play its due role for progress and prosperity and defence of the country.
Messages of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan issued on the occasion were also read, while community members also performed some patriotic songs during the event.