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HARPER EXTENDS BEST WISHES ON THE 68TH ANNIVERSARY OF PAKISTAN’S INDEPENDENCE

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Published on August 14, 2015 with No Comments

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued this statement to mark the 68th anniversary of Pakistan’s independence:

“On this day sixty-eight years ago, Pakistan became an independent state.“Today we have the opportunity to recognize the ties between Canada and Pakistan and especially the significant contributions made by Canada’s large Pakistani community to the building of our country.

“I was pleased to recognize the contributions of Canadians of Pakistani origin by appointing Salma Ataullahjan, who is of Pakistani origin, as a Conservative Senator in 2010.pakistan indipendence day

“I extend my best wishes to everyone in Canada and around the world celebrating Pakistan’s Independence Day.”

 

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