Pakistan National Day observed at embassy in New Delhi

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New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Pakistan National Day was celebrated with fervour at the Pakistan High Commission here on Monday.

The ceremony started with the hoisting of the Pakistani national flag by Pakistan High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik, to the accompaniment of national anthem of Pakistan.

Jubilant children also presented a colourful programme in the presence of Pakistani diplomats.

It was on this day in 1940 that a demand for the creation of a Muslim state of Pakistan was made by Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, at a meeting of his Muslim League party in Lahore. (ANI)

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