National flag hoisted at LCCI to mark Independence Day

Lahore: The national flag was hoisted at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry to mark the Independence Day of the country.

As the national anthem was played, the Senior Vice President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan, Vice President Tahir Manzoor Chaudhry raised the flag to the mast before a gathering of Executive Committee Members and the representatives of trade and industry.

 

Sohail Lashari, Irfan Iqbal Sheikh, Mian Nauman Kabir, Khawaja Khawar Rashid, Zeshan Khalil, Fiaz Haider, Shahid Nazir, Haji Muhammad Asif Sehar, Muhammad Khalid, Zeshan Sohail Malik, Nadeem Qureshi, Yasir Khurshid, Malik Riaz Iqbal, Ali Afzal, Sheikh Sajjad Afzal and Sheikh Muhammad Ibrahim were prominent amongst the others. The proceedings began with recitation from the Holy Quran.

Speaking on the occasion, the LCCI Senior Vice President Muhammad Nasir Hameed Khan, Vice President Tahir Manzoor Chaudhry congratulated the whole nation on the auspicious occasion of Independence Day of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. They paid tributes to Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah for his sterling leadership, saying Pakistan was created to ensure religious freedom, social and economic equality for all its citizens. 

The LCCI office-bearers said that the 14th of August is much more than an anniversary for the people of Pakistan. It not only marks the end of foreign rule it commemorates the founding of an independent state created by Muslims through their aspirations and cherished ideology. 

They said Pakistan has made great progress at since independence but much has yet to done to achieve the desired goal and to get the economic stability. They hoped that the present regime will frame and follow the policies that would usher in a new era of progress and economic prosperity for the nation. They called for renewing the pledge to work for those ideals and to come up to the Quaid’s expectations. One the occasion, cake cutting ceremony was also held.