President, caretaker PM felicitate nation on Independence Day
ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain and caretaker Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk extended heartiest felicitations to all Pakistanis on the occasion of Independence Day.
President Mamnoon, in his message to the nation on 71st Independence Day, said that in order to rid the country of political, social, economic and other complex issues, the nation will have to rise above its personal and factional differences.The dream of taking the country to the zenith would not come true unless we singularly concentrate on our national goals and objectives, he said.
He said on this day, our devotion to honour our national flag enhances manifold as it is the day for fulfillment of our hopes and aspirations. “Pakistan is a haven and a blessing for the Muslims of the subcontinent and was liberated after numerous sacrifices by our forefathers. Now it is our responsibility to take our country forward on the path of progress and prosperity according to the aspirations of its founders. This requires all segments of the society to live together with harmony and brotherhood,” the president stated.
Prime Minister Nasir-ul-Mulk, in his message on the occasion, said August 14 reminds us of the epic democratic struggle of our forefathers for securing a separate homeland for the Muslims of the sub-continent where they could fashion their lives according to their religious, cultural and social values.