New Delhi. The President also underlined the greater participation of women in economic activities. Talking about terrorism, he said, ‘About one lakh people have been killed in the fight against terror.’
Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi addressed the countrymen on the 76th anniversary of the independence of his country, which is facing economic crisis. During this, he appealed to political leaders to remove differences and estrangement. At the flag-hoisting ceremony held at the Islamabad Convention Centre, the President thanked friendly nations such as China, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Iran and Turkey for helping Pakistan during the economic crisis. He expressed confidence that Pakistan can become a developed country in a few years. Appealing political leaders and parties to follow the path of forgiveness, Alvi said, “I appeal to the leaders of this country to unite.”
The President said that to achieve progress, it is important to get rid of nepotism, promote talent and ensure justice for all, especially in the socio-economic sphere. He expressed grief over the fact that 2.7 crore children of the country do not go to school. He requested the rich class of the country to come forward and make arrangements for the education of these children. The President also noted the greater participation of women in economic activities. Talking about terrorism, he said, “Nearly one lakh people have died in the fight against terror” and assured that Pakistan is committed to fight against terrorism.
‘The story of Pakistan has not reached its end’
Alvi urged the citizens to work towards the welfare and upliftment of the underprivileged sections of the society. The President reiterated the need for national unity to overcome social, political, economic and security challenges. Outgoing Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said in a message on the occasion of Independence Day that the country has defeated many difficulties and achieved many achievements, while the story of Pakistan has not yet reached its end. Pakistan’s army chief General Asim Munir paid tribute to the country’s founders. He said that the country knows how to protect its hard-won freedom.
Challenges ranging from geopolitical conflicts to internal threats
In his address at the Pakistan Military Academy’s Independence Parade in Kakul late Sunday evening, the army chief said the nation has maintained this tradition of celebrating freedom, equality and the pursuit of happiness, which we must cherish. General Munir acknowledged that the country has faced innumerable challenges ranging from geo-political conflicts to internal threats. He said, ‘I want to warn them all in the words of our great Quaid that there is no power on earth that can destroy Pakistan. The army stands ready to protect the sovereignty of the country at any cost.
Wed Aug 15 , 2023
New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Narendra Modi) addressed the country on Tuesday on the 77th Independence Day. During this, he also raised the issue of inflation from the ramparts of the Red Fort. He said that India’s condition is better than other countries, but […]