President, PM felicitate nation on Pakistan Day, emphasis on need to achieve goal of ideal Islamic welfare state

12:26 PM | 23 Mar, 2019
President, PM felicitate nation on Pakistan Day, emphasis on need to achieve goal of ideal Islamic welfare state
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ISLAMABAD - The President and Prime Minister in their separate messages on Pakistan Day, have stressed the need to achieve the goal of true Islamic welfare state as envisaged by Father of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

President Dr Arif Alvi in his message said Pakistan has overcome the challenges of extremism and terrorism however the country was yet to make efforts for excelling on social and economic fronts.

Prime Minister Imran Khan in his message said the government is resolved to establish a society where every person can contribute towards socio-economic development to the best of his ability.

He said on the National Day, we should not forget Kashmiri people who have long been victims of Indian state terrorism and forced to lead a life of misery.

The nation is celebrating Pakistan Day today with a commitment to ensure progress, prosperity and a strong defence of the country.

Nation celebrating Pakistan Day with resolution ... 09:45 AM | 23 Mar, 2019

ISLAMABAD - The nation is celebrating Pakistan Day today (Saturday) with a commitment to ensure progress, prosperity ...

The day is being observed to commemorate the passage of Lahore Resolution on this day in 1940, under which the Muslims of the sub-continent set the agenda of a separate homeland for themselves.

The day dawned with a thirty-one-gun salute in the federal capital and twenty-one-gun salute in provincial capitals.

Special prayers were offered in mosques after Fajr prayers for progress and prosperity of the country.