In recognition of Pakistan’s Independence Day, Premier Christy Clark has issued the following statement:
“On August 14th, Pakistan marks 67 years since its founding as an independent country.
“Pakistan has faced many challenges since independence, but its people have met each of these with resolve and determination.
“Today, Pakistanis can take pride in the diverse and growing country that has taken shape, built by its industrious and creative people.
“Every day, British Columbians of Pakistani heritage make great contributions to our province, as valued neighbours, colleagues and friends.
“As we work together to build an even better British Columbia, Pakistani-Canadians lend their strength and ingenuity to this common cause.”
Office of the Premier