A landmark decision was launched within the US Home of Representatives by Congressman Jamaal Bowman recognizing 23 March 2023 as ‘‘Pakistan Day’’ to “honor and have fun the essential position performed by the Pakistani-American neighborhood in strengthening and provoking the individuals of america.”
In accordance with the media experiences, the decision acknowledged that it’s correct and fascinating for america to acknowledge and pay tribute to those that foster ethnic pleasure and improve the profile of cultural range which strengthens the material of the communities of US. It mentioned, “Pakistan Day supplies a superb means by which all residents of america can be taught extra concerning the wealthy Pakistani heritage, whereas fostering an appreciation for the traditional tradition amongst future generations,”
In the meantime, Pakistan’s Ambassador to america Masood Khan thanked Congressman Bowman for his initiative which he mentioned wouldn’t solely assist additional strengthening bilateral relations of the 2 international locations however would additionally assist bringing the individuals of the 2 international locations nearer to one another. He additionally thanked the management of American Pakistan Advocacy group, together with its president and outstanding neighborhood chief Ali Rashid and different officer-bearers, who had been working onerous, sustaining a detailed liaison with the Congressman for introduction of the landmark decision.
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Ambassador Masood Khan mentioned that recognizing 23 March 2023 as “Pakistan Day” and acknowledging useful contributions of Pak-Americans displays the significance of Pak-US ties and a need to additional strengthen these relations. He additionally met Congressman Bowman in his chamber, who acquired him warmly and shared his views concerning the significance of the connection and the essential position being performed by Pakistani diaspora in numerous fields together with training, drugs, science, know-how, enterprise and trade.
In the meantime, speaking to media exterior Capitol Hill, Congressman Bowman mentioned that it was a matter of an honor for him to have launched the decision. He mentioned: “It’s extremely essential for us at this second, as america authorities, to face with the individuals of Pakistan who’re coping with a disaster that now we have not seen in historical past. Ten million individuals nonetheless battle to search out entry to scrub water and vitality. A 3rd of the nation destroyed. All of this due to what some would name a pure catastrophe however as we all know is expounded to the problem of local weather change,”
Later, in his message to the individuals of Pakistan Congressman Bowman greeted the nation on “Pakistan Day” and graduation of the month of Holy Ramadan and conveyed his message of Peace and like to the individuals of Pakistan. Allow us to proceed to work collectively to carry our two international locations collectively.”