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73rd Independence Day of Pakistan

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On the auspicious occasion of Pakistan Independence Day, I wish to express my profound felicitations to the Pakistani community residing in Bangladesh. On this day in 1947, Pakistan emerged as an independent sovereign state on the map of the world as a result of the struggle of the Muslims of the Subcontinent under the great leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Since its independence, Pakistan has overcome many challenges and has made significant stride that makes us proud and confident of a better future ahead.
2. Geographical location gives unprecedented edge to Pakistan in South Asia which has been recognized by the world.
Democratic norms are gaining strength, judiciary is working independently and free media is playing vital role in the strengthening of rule of law in Pakistan. Moreover, vibrant civil society and merit based civil and military bureaucracy underpins our political stability. History is evident to the fact that Pakistani people are resilient who have all the capabilities to cope with any difficulties.
3. Pakistan astride the traditional trade routes that link West, Central and South Asia and this entrepôt gave birth to the Indus Valley civilization more than five thousand years ago.
The multi-billion-dollar flagship mega project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the latest manifestation of the traditional silk routes and part of our vision of seamless regional connectivity. CPEC has the potential to change the fate of the region in terms of socio-economic development.
This flagship project will usher in an era of prosperity and progress not only in Pakistan but also in the whole region. The ultimate objective is peace, prosperity, and well-being of the people of the whole the region. The CPEC is not only a game-changer but also a fate-changer for the region and beyond.
4. Bangladesh in its own right is a natural hub between South Asia and East Asia. Together, we can act as a bridge to bring this whole region into an integrated network of trade and energy corridors. Our close cooperation in SAARC and other international fora provides a firm basis for this partnership. Our bilateral trade is expected to reach one billion dollars in the next few years. Partnerships in the areas of trade, commerce, health, education and culture have prospered.
People to people contact and other exchanges have also gained momentum with regular visits of students and journalists which are sure to pay its dividends.
5. Bangladesh is making tremendous progress in the socio-economic development and strong Pakistan Bangladesh partnership can be a win-win situation and mutually beneficial.
As we celebrate our Independence Day on 14th August 2019, I reiterate to the people of Bangladesh our commitment to enduring friendship and brotherhood and for a peaceful, progressive and prosperous Bangladesh.

Mr. Shah Faisal Kakar
Acting High Commissioner for Pakistan to Bangladesh

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