In felicitation with Pakistan and its people on the occasion of its 76th Independence Day, the diplomatic community in Islamabad, the Pakistani capital, expressed their commitment to strengthening relations with Pakistan.
The U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, Donald Bloom, stated in his felicitation message to the government of Pakistan that the U.S. is determined to ensure the deepening of bilateral relations between them.
In his message, Amb. Bloom, on behalf of the US embassy and the people of the United States, congratulated Pakistan and its people.
A part of Amb. Bloom’s message read, “If we look at the last year alone, it’s proof of the strength of US-Pakistan relations. The two countries worked together on energy, health, climate change, and the rehabilitation of last year’s flood victims. The US-Pakistan Green Alliance is an initiative for the future that will help create jobs, industries, and livelihoods for people, including addressing key environmental issues. Both countries will work towards establishing a more stable, strong, and prosperous future through mutual initiatives.”
The British Government, through its High Commissioner to Pakistan, Amb. Jaine Marriott, conveyed its congratulatory message to the people of Pakistan, saying that the British Government and its people celebrate Pakistan and the success it has made in recent years. It also extolled the positive growth both countries have recorded since they established formal relations in 1947.
The message also highlighted “the many wonderful opportunities over the next year, not limited to the return of the England Men’s Cricket Team to Pakistan in 2024, as well as witnessing Pakistan’s elections. I wish all Pakistanis a very happy Independence Day”.
The Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), through its ambassador for Pakistan, Hammad Obaid Alzaabi, issued a congratulatory message by first recalling with nostalgia his 7 years in Pakistan and stating that its government and people deserve a great Independence Day celebration.
Amb. Alzaabi chronicled the UAE’s relations with Pakistan, including “diplomatic efforts and trade and business exchanges enacted over the last few years.
He stated that “the UAE and Pakistan relationship has become a successful model for bilateral relations and has been elevating to another level, closer than ever. Our collaboration today went way beyond economic affairs; it has extended into the domains of education, culture, science, and technology.”
In the last part of his message, Amb. Alzaabi stated that he wishes further progress and continued success to friends of Pakistan, the Pakistani people, and its government.
“And may you enjoy continued peace and prosperity during this Independence Day celebration and beyond.” The message says
Many countries around the globe have continued to issue congratulatory messages to the government and people of Pakistan, stating their commitment to strengthening relations in critical areas in their respective economies.
Pakistan emerged from mainland India following the portioning of the two in 1947 by the British Government. It officially became Independent on August 14 of the same year. Since then, Pakistan has continued to celebrate its Independence Day on August 14 every year.