Dr Bu Abdullah, Syed Mussavar Abbas Shah, Raja Sarfraz Ahmed and Amir Bernard pose with the players.
UAE Falcons and Pakistan Stars faced each other in a tough encounter. Both the teams tried hard in the first-half but failed to convert the chances.
However, after the break on the short corner Hamid Aziz got an advantage and managed to dodge the UAE Falcon’s goalkeeper.
UAE Falcons’ made a number of efforts to level the score but the strong defence of Pakistan Stars thwarted their attempts. Finally, Pakistan Stars won the game 1-0.
Dr Bu Abdullah, Syed Mussavar Abbas Shah, Counsellor at Pakistani Consulate, Raja Sarfraz Ahmed, former President of Pakistan Social Center, Sharjah, and Amir Bernard graced the occasion.
The President of the UAE Falcon club Bernard played a key role in organising the match.
The organisers also bid farewell to Saima Naqvi, Bazm-E-Urdu coordinator, as she is returning back to Pakistan after spending many years in the UAE.
The flag-hoisting ceremony was also held at the Pakistan Consulate General in Dubai on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day. The ceremony was held in a manner keeping in view the local laws on social gatherings due to COVID-19.
The 2019 teenagers, one for each year, lined up playing the tambourine-like Rapa'i and singing a song that recounts the history of Islam in the southeast Asian country. This year, participants were selected from 140 villages in Aceh province's Blangpidie district to train for weeks for the independence day celebration.
The impressive ceremony kicked off with the fly past of the PAF and Navy fighter jets, led by Air Chief Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu, which saluted the president. F-16, JF 17, Mirage, AWACs, P-3C Orion and ATR aircraft formation participated in the fly past.
Community members of all age groups and backgrounds in the UAE celebrated Pakistan’s 75th Independence Day with national zeal. Like every year, the major flag-hoisting ceremony was held in the premises of the Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi which was led by Imtiaz Feroz Gondal, Charge d’Affaires.
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They will soon undergo intensive on-snow training combined with dry land sessions focused on acrobatic skills and fitness in Laax Snow Park, Switzerland, one of the world’s best freestyle skiing and snowboarding resorts which hosts the US Open annually.