by: Arshad Raza Bureau Chief TN Media News:
Taking lead in hosting events in connection with Pakistan Independence Day falling on August 14, Peoples Youth Organization (PYO) and Pak Media Forum (PMF) have jointly organized a colorful event here.
A large number of Pakistani social and political activists, intellectuals, women and children participated in the event. A group of folk singers took the audiences to their feet by singing thrilling national and independance day songs.
The participants of the event waved Pakistani flags during the funtion to express their love for Pakistan. The charged crowed waved Pakistani flags and chanted slogans Pakistan Zindabad , Saudi Arabia Zindabad on the occasion.
Focal person from Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and president PYO Saudi Arabia, Ihtasham Javed Kohli, and general secretary PYO, Ajaz Rahim, told the participants: “Pakistan is identity of Pakistanis and they are proud of being Pakistanis.
Pakistan’s progress and prosperity always a top priority in the prayers of overseas Pakistanis,” they said. Both the speakers maintained that Pakistanis living abroad are very talented and playing important role in the progress and prosperity of their country by remitting much-need foreign exchange in the development of the country.
They urged that the policymakers and those who are on the helm of affairs must make every possible effort to pull Pakistan out of current financial crisis.
Chairman PMF Ilyas Rahim , president Zakaullah Mohsin, senior vice president Waqar Naseem Wamiq , general secretary, Rana Azeem , joint secretary, Ajmal Minhas said Pakistan holds very prominent position in international community but undergoing political and economic crisis dented its progress but its hoped that Pakistan will see exit from these thorny issues soon.
They advocated that Pakistan’s political forces should follow political norms and ultimate forces should play a role within the constitution to strengthen the democratic system of Pakistan.
They said it was high time for Pakistan to stop division among the people and show solidarity for progress and prosperity of Pakistan.
They urged upon all stakeholders to follow principles laid down by the founder of Pakistan Mohmmad Ali Jinnah to make Pakistan a real democratic country. A cake-cutting was held at the closing of the event.