Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri has congratulated the nation on the eve of 74th Independence Day. The Speaker said that this day is a day of renewal of our commitments and reminds us the unforgettable struggle and sacrifices made by our forefathers for next generations to live in freedom.
The Speaker remarked that that undoubtedly Freedom is a great blessing and the nations which are living a life in slavery and are being subjected to oppression and exploitation know the value of freedom rightly. He said that the value of freedom can be gauged from the plight of the people living in Indian illegally occupied Kashmir and have been the victimized of Indian oppression and barbarism for more than seven decades.
Speaker Asad Qaiser said that the goal of achieving the freedom was to establish a state where the teaching of the Holy Quran and practices of the Holy Prophet PBHU are implemented for the welfare of all irrespective of caste, colour and creed. The Quaid-e-Azam also dreamt about such a peaceful, democratic and welfare state that would be a model for the whole world. He said that it is essential to be united to realize this dream of making Pakistan a true Islamic welfare state.
The Speaker payed tribute to the sacrifices offered by freedom leaders and their untiring efforts to of the Muslims of subcontinent due to which dream of a separate homeland for Muslims was achieved. He urged the nation to work hard for making Pakistan developed and prosperous country. He said that this day reminds us to work with honesty and sincerity for the progress of the nation. He remarked that we can lead this country by practicing Unity, Believe and Faith based principles laid down by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
On this occasion, the Deputy Speaker said that August 14 is the day of renewed commitment and reminds us of the everlasting sacrifices rendered by the founders of Pakistan and our forefathers for the freedom of this country. He said that today we have to pledge that we will work together for the development of the country beyond provincialism, linguistics and political affiliations and work hard for progress and prosperity of homeland. He said that by following the guiding principles of unity, faith and believe of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, we can lead this country on the path of development and get a dignified place in the world.
August 14, 2020