Flag hoisting ceremony at Balochistan Assembly on the eve of independence day of Pakistan: Photo Ashraf Khan

Staff Reporter:

Chief Minister Balochistan, Jam Kamal Khan on Friday said sacrifices rendered by security forces and masses ensured restoration of peace in the province. He expressed these views while addressing a function organized in connection with the 73rd independence day in the Balochistan Assembly premises.

Speaker Balochistan Assembly, Mir Qudoos Bizenjo, provincial ministers, legislators and other high-level officials participated in the flag hoisting ceremony.

“Independence is a blessing of Allah ask from the Kashmiris facing Indian atrocities”, the Chief Minister said. He said people of Balochistan stand by their Kashmiri brothers in this hour of a trial since India had crossed all limits in terms of state terrorism against the defenseless people of the occupied valley.

Our forefathers rendered great sacrifices for independence of this beloved country, Jam Kamal said. He urged upon political parties, civil society and people belonging to all walks of life to struggle for a strong and prosperous Pakistan in the comity of nations.

After coronavirus, we realized the importance of independence since we were confined to our houses, therefore, we have to be thankful to Allah Almighty, he mentioned. He said people were facing problems before the independence of Pakistan and now we are enjoying the fruits of independence.

“We are far better than so many countries since we are a strong nation”, Jam Kamal said, adding that some countries were faced with civil wars and other issues. Gradually, we have to work hard to make Pakistan stronger since it is our home and everyone wants to decorate his and her house strong and beautiful, he stated.

Speaker Balochistan Assembly, Qudoos Bizenjo also spoken on the occasion and highlighted the importance of independence.



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