Cake cutting ceremony on the eve of German Unity Day: Photo Manan Mandokhail

Syed Ali Shah:

QUETTA: The German Unity Day was observed in Quetta on Tuesday evening. In this connection, a function was organized at a local hotel to mark the day when East and West Germany got united on October 3rd, 1990.

Balochistan Caretaker Information Minister, Jan Achakzai was the chief guest of the function. “Balochistan admires the contribution of the German government to the welfare of people”, Mr. Achakzai told the participants of the function.

German Consul General Dr. Lotz Rudiger addressed the function

Karachi-based German Consul General, Dr. Lotz Rudiger, Honorary Consul General Balochistan, Murad Baloch, provincial ministers, Nawabzada Jamal Raisani, Mir Omair Muhammad Hassani, and others were also present on the occasion.

“Pakistan’s law enforcers sacrificed their lives against terrorists to preserve our freedom”, Mr. Achakzai said, referring to the German Consul General’s visit to the injured of the deadly Mastung blast.

People belonging to various walks of life including politicians, academicians, journalists, lawyers, and others participated in the Germany Unity Day function.

“We cannot be intimidated by brutal acts of terrorism”, Dr. Lotz

“The German Unity only observed in Quetta”, the German CG, Dr. Lotz Rudiger said while addressing the participants of the function. “We show our solidarity with the people of Balochistan after the Mastung blast and we would not accept to be intimidated by brutal terrorist acts”, the Consul General mentioned in his calculated and measured speech.

Nawabzada Jamal Raisani also addressed the participants of the German Unity Day. “We see a thriving partnership with Germany in all walks of life including sports and youth affairs”, Mr. Raisani said.

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