By Syed Mussarat Khalil.
On the occasion of the Independence Day of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Pakistani community in Jeddah, with the participation of the Saudi International Media Forum (SIMF) held a ceremony at local restaurants in Jeddah on Sunday.
A large number of dignitaries from Makkah, Jeddah, officials, businessmen and media representatives attended the gathering. The ceremony began with the Saudi and Pakistani national anthems. A number of welcoming words were delivered on this happy occasion by the participants.
President, Saudi International Media Forum, Ms. Khadija Malik delivered a speech on this occasion in which she praised the strong and distinguished relations between the two brotherly countries, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and the Crown Prince, Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz (may God protect them). She also praised the joint cooperation between the two brotherly countries in various fields.
She spoke about the development renaissance that Pakistan is experiencing in all areas of life I extended my congratulations and blessings to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on its behalf and on behalf of the Pakistani community and all media colleagues and media professionals of Pakistan on this happy occasion.
She expressed her deep thanks and appreciation to the participants in organizing the event, starting Management and crew members of the restaurant, as well as a special thanks to Sheikh Omar Abdel Hafeez Malik, Saeed Malik, Muhammad Yaqoub Ali, Uzair Malik, Mustafa Ahmed Al-Ghouri, Mubasher Mahmoud Mohammed Awad.
The event organizer, International Relations Coordinator Mrs. Khadija Malik, then came to the concerts. Famous artist, Naim Sindi, also participated in this happy occasion. He sung a number of national songs. Then everyone honoured the dinner. The cake prepared for this happy occasion was cut and souvenir photos were taken
Everyone expressed their deep thanks and appreciation to the organizers of the ceremony, and they prayed to God Almighty for our beloved country, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s further progress and prosperity. They also prayed to God Almighty for all help, success and lasting success during their next journey.