A special Ceremony was held to celebrate Pakistan Independence Day in the lawns of the Parliament. Large number of Canadians and tourists joined the Royal Guard and the band of Canadian Armed Forces. Pakistan’s High Commissioner, Mr. Tariq Azim Khan and officials of the Pakistan High Commission were the guests at the ceremony.
Later, Flag Hoisting Ceremony was held at the High Commission premises. Special messages of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan on the occasion were read out by the High Commissioner.
A large number of Pakistani Diaspora, including children and Canadian friends attended the ceremony. The guests were entertained with milli songs and refreshments.