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British High Commissioner’s message on Pakistan’s Independence Day

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On behalf of the British High Commission and the United Kingdom, I would like to extend my congratulations to the people of Pakistan.

The British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Mr. Philip Barton CMG OBE, has issued a statement marking Pakistan’s Independence Day.

Mr Barton said:

“Jashan e Azaadi Mubarak!”

On behalf of the British High Commission and the United Kingdom, I would like to extend my congratulations to the people of Pakistan as they celebrate this important day. 67 years of independent life as a nation is a significant milestone. Today Pakistan is an established and respected actor on the international stage, a testament to the Pakistani nation’s progress since independence.

The United Kingdom remains a strong supporter of Pakistan and its peaceful, democratic and constitutional development. The UK continues to stand alongside Pakistan’s people and institutions in their efforts to build a strong and stable democracy.

Happy Independence Day!

Notes to the editor:

Contact: Press Attaché, British High Commission, Islamabad; tel. 051-2012000