Embassy of Pakistan celebrates 84th Anniversary of Pakistan National Day in Djibouti

Embassy of Pakistan in the Republic of Djibouti celebrated 84th Anniversary of Pakistan National Day in Djibouti city today evening.

The Chief Guest of the ceremony was H.E. Dileita Mohamed Dileita, President of the National Assembly of Djibouti. Among other local dignitaries who attended the even were Mr. Mohamed Ali Homed, former President of Djiboutian Parliament, Naval Chief, Parliamentarians including members of Pakistan-Djibouti Friendship Group, Secretary General of Foreign Affairs, members of the diplomatic corps, government officials and Pakistan community members residing in Djibouti.

The ceremony started with playing of national anthems of the two countries. In his remarks, Pakistan’s Ambassador H.E. Shahid Ali Seehar highlighted the importance of Pakistan Resolution passed on 23rd March, 1940 that led to the creation of Pakistan on 14th August, 1947. While paying homage to the founding fathers of Pakistan, the Ambassador congratulated Pakistani community members residing in Djibouti and around the world on the auspicious day.

The Djiboutian Secretary General of Foreign Affairs Amb. Mahmoud Ali Hassan, in his speech, appreciated the close bilateral ties between Pakistan & Djibouti and reiterated the resolve of the Djiboutian Government to further boost bilateral ties between the two countries for the benefit of the two peoples and the region as whole. Mr. Hassan also lauded constructive role of Pakistani diaspora living in Djibouti who comprise professionals, businessmen and skilled workforce. He emphasized on the need to establish strategic ties between the two countries.

At the end of ceremony, the guests were served with iftar and documentaries showcasing Pakistan’s rich history, culture and touristic attractions were screened.