NEW YORK – Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Friday addressed the Pakistani diaspora in New Jersey, United States.
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An event was organised by Pakistan-American Council of USA (PACUSA) to honour and welcome Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry. Besides Pakistani-Americans, the event was attended by local state senators, assemblymen/women, freeholders and the mayor.
In their remarks, State Senators Sam Thompson (Republican), Senator Ray Lezniak (Democrats), and Assembly Woman Ms Nancy Pinkin appreciated the role of thePakistani diaspora in promoting harmony among communities and contributing to the development of the United States.
The Ambassador in his remarks thanked Mr. Sam Khan and other community leaders for their special gesture. He urged the diaspora to continue to play their role of a bridge between Pakistan and the United States. He urged them to join the Embassy to celebrate 70 years of friendship between Pakistan and the United States.
Ambassador Chaudhry briefed the audience about the rapid pace with which Pakistan is defeating the forces of terrorism and achieving great strides in economic prosperity.
Earlier, the Ambassador participated in a separate interactive session with a select gathering of Pakistani community notables. The meetings were useful in building a close relationship with the diaspora.
The Mayor of Brunswick, Senators and Assemblywoman of New Jersey presented to the Ambassador a joint Resolutions from both Houses, a Citation and a Proclamation recognising his service for his country and welcoming him to New Jersey.
The community in New Jersey thanked the Ambassador for his visit and sharing his thoughts on playing a constructive role for promotion and deepening of Pakistan-US friendship.