Dublin, August 14, 2023 – The Embassy of Pakistan in Dublin commemorated the 76th Independence Day of Pakistan with a grand flag hoisting ceremony. The event was graced by the presence of Her Excellency Ambassador Aisha Farooqui, who delivered heartfelt messages from the President of Pakistan and the Prime Minister.
The ceremony took place in the premises of the Embassy in Dublin Ireland, where the Pakistani flag was raised amidst a backdrop of patriotic fervor and unity. Ambassador Aisha Farooqui, resplendent in traditional Pakistani dress emphasizing the significance of the nation’s freedom and the role of overseas Pakistanis in maintaining strong ties with their homeland.
In her address to the gathered community members and dignitaries, Ambassador Farooqi underlined the dual responsibility that comes with freedom – the responsibility to uphold the values of Pakistan and contribute positively to the society in which they reside. She highlighted the importance of fostering harmony, understanding, and cooperation with the Irish community, demonstrating the spirit of Pakistan’s founding fathers who strived for a free and inclusive nation.
This year’s celebration carried a unique flavor as the Embassy introduced a new tradition. For the first time, the Embassy announced the distribution of acknowledgement awards to both individuals and organizations within the Pakistani community in Ireland who have made significant contributions to Irish society and to the community. This gesture of appreciation aimed to recognize and honor those who have gone above and beyond to make a positive impact on their surroundings.
The shield distribution ceremony was met with enthusiasm and applause, as the recipients proudly received their awards from Ambassador Farooqi. The awardees included community elders, volunteers, entrepreneurs, and organizations that have worked tirelessly to strengthen the bond between Pakistan and Ireland.
The 76th Independence Day celebration at the Embassy of Pakistan in Dublin was a resounding success, capturing the essence of freedom, unity, and community spirit. As the sun set on the event, attendees left with hearts full of pride and a renewed commitment to contribute to both Pakistan and Ireland.
Full Ceremony Video Captured and produced by Pakistan Irish Community Portal www.Pakistani.irish Media Team.