Washington: For the first time in the history of Pakistan-US relations, an important resolution regarding celebrating March 23, 2023 as “Pakistan Day” was presented in the US House of Representatives.
The resolution, introduced by Congressman Jamal Bowman, aims to recognize the role of the Pakistani-American community in the United States.
The resolution presented in the House of Representatives states that it is appropriate and desirable for the United States to pay tribute to those individuals who promote cultural diversity and strengthen ties between different communities in the United States. are
The resolution states that Pakistan Day provides an excellent opportunity through which Americans can increase their awareness of Pakistani heritage and promote knowledge of this historic culture in future generations. .
Masood Khan, Pakistan’s ambassador to America, expressed his sincere gratitude to the Congress member for presenting the resolution and said that it will not only help in strengthening the mutual relations between the two countries, but also help the people of both countries to understand each other. It will also help to bring closer.
The Pakistani ambassador also thanked the leadership of the American Pakistan Advocacy Group, including APAG President and renowned community leader Ali Rashid, who played a vital role in working closely with the Congressman to introduce this historic resolution. .
Masood Khan, Pakistan’s ambassador to the US, further said that recognizing March 23, 2023 as Pakistan Day and paying tribute to the valuable services of Pakistani-American citizens shows the importance of US relations and the desire to further strengthen these relations. It is a manifestation.
Pakistani Ambassador Masood Khan met Congress member Bowman in his chamber who warmly welcomed the Pakistani Ambassador.
Speaking to the media outside Capitol Hill, Congressman Bowman said, “It is an honor for him to introduce this resolution. It is very important for us as Americans to stand with the people of Pakistan who We are dealing with such a disaster that we have not seen in history.
He added that we should stand with Pakistan and ensure that we provide the necessary resources to the country to come out of this tragedy.