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Tanvir Usman, Staff Reporter
Pakistan Embassy and Consulate in the UAE will remain closed on Tuesday (March 23) on account of the Pakistan Resolution Day.
On March 23, 1940, a resolution was passed for an independent state for Muslims of the sub-continent, which eventually led to the creation of Pakistan in 1947.
Pakistan Embassy, in a Facebook post, said, “As a precautionary measure amid COVID-19 situation, there will be a small event (flag hoisting ceremony) in the Embassy of Pakistan, Abu Dhabi on the occasion of Pakistan Day (March 23) limited to Embassy officials only.”
Recently, the Embassy organised a Khuli Kachehri (Open House) where Pakistan Ambassador to UAE, Afzaal Mahmood, listened to the complaints and suggestions about consular services from the community members.
He gave instructions to the concerned staff to facilitate the visitors by liberally interpreting rules and regulations.
He stressed upon humility and politeness while serving the community.
The ambassador expressed satisfaction over quality of consular services despite COVID-19 pandemic and emphasised that community members should get themselves vaccinated.
Over 407 million drops of polio vaccine have been delivered to more than 71 million Pakistani children as part of the Emirates Polio Campaign implemented in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan since 2014 till the end of April 2019, the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAEPAP) has announced.
The event, organised by the UAE Space Agency, is the largest gathering of global space industry leaders in the Middle East and North Africa.
Ahmed said: “I am coming to Dubai to celebrate the Pakistan Day with you on March 23. Join me to mark this day together.”
Titled, "This Is Our Time," the song highlights pride in the UAE’s culture, celebrates the future and brings together nations from around the world.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory message to President Bidya Devi Bhandari of Nepal on the occasion of her country's National Day anniversary.
The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 42,087,282 and 673,763, respectively. In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 33,448,163 cases.