A flag hoisting ceremony was organized on the occasion of Pakistan’s National Day at the Chancery premises in the morning of March 23, 2017. The Ambassador of Pakistan Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Shafaat Ullah Shah hoisted the national flag.
During the ceremony, messages of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan were shared with the audience. The Ambassador, during his remarks, went over the history of the creation of Pakistan, the contributions of Pakistan in the war on terror and the sacrifices of the people of Pakistan.
The Ambassador expressed his solidarity with the people of Kashmir and reiterated the significance of the Kashmir cause for Pakistan. He emphasized the need for Pakistanis to remain patriotic, committed and cognizant of their role as Pakistanis in their respective areas of responsibility. He accentuated the need to live by the national guiding principles of ‘Unity, Faith and Discipline’ in every walk of life.
The ceremony was attended by the officers and officials of the Embassy, officers of the Armed Forces of Pakistan, prominent media personnel from Jordan and Pakistani community in Jordan.